Thursday, February 26, 2009

On a roll.

I am really milking this one painting for all the blog posts I can get out of it!

winterwoods coffee at night 2

I worked on this painting WAY too much. Like, hours and hours and hours. I am usually a super fast painter. I still have the urge to work on it too, I just can't seem to get it where I want it. If I just liked more colourful subject matter, life would be so much easier. All that black on black was such a pain.

The scanned and photoshopped version is ready for the spotlight!
Winterwoods coffee at night 3

It looks almost too dark until you put it in the mat, then it totally changes. I guess having a photo of it in the mat would make more sense. Uh, go look at the listing to see one. (See what I did there? ) Haha.

I am probably going to do a bookmark or mini print of something else with this image. And if I can work out the kinks on the original I will sell that too.

So now I have to go and baby my cat. I had to shave some of the fur off his tail and it majorly hurt his pride. Handsome cats take things like this very hard. It should grow back in a few weeks, but until then he is a big fat ugly cat instead of a big fat adorable cat. Sigh.

3 comments:

  1. Nice one. His holding the cup almost looks real!

    Did you cut the oval mat yourself? I haven't got a clue how to do that but I love cutting the easy square and rectangle mats.

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  2. It looks great! You did a really good job on this one.

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