Tuesday, July 27, 2010

Work my fingers to the bone, what do I get ... (?)

... according to Hoyt Axton(1974): Bony Fingers.

Here's the start of a series I started painting earlier this year, aiming to mimic the glamourous style of Lempicka, but didn't succeed. I guess acrylics are not the best medium for painting cylinders and geometric forms with gradual shadows, etc.

The results look more 'cartoony' than I intended when I started this.

Anyhow, here are the three ladies so far:

All made with acrylics on LANA 360 g/m2 acrylique paper, 42 x 56 cm