Thursday, June 5, 2014

Getting Ready by Nancy Herman

Time to begin a new group of paintings.  I am starting with a pack of 9" x 12" canvas panels.  Just a bit larger, but I am thinking of these as possible plans for larger work.  First I cover the white canvas with a warm beige beginning.  I cover all the panels at once using a quick drying white as the base.  It is a sunny day so I put them all on the roof outside my 3rd floor studio window to dry.  I don't want the aroma in my space.
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When I climb the stairs to this sanctuary I close the door and leave the phone and the computer behind.  Just me and my mess and whatever order I can make on the canvas.







 

2 comments:

Sue Marrazzo said...

Great post!

Cecelia Lyden said...

So interesting and informative.