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Thursday, July 18, 2013

Max and Tilly: Stage 4

Max and Tilly
11 x 14", Oil on canvas
Rita Salazar Dickerson 2013

Stage 4:
Completing the painting - the background, her hand and their clothing. Signing a painting has become a mere formality for me because even though it is signed I know the chances are high that after a painting "rests" it is likely that I will go back in and make adjustments and corrections. Its easier to sign it that way. I don't pressure myself into thinking that this is it, there is no going back. I also keep notes regarding the combinations of colors I used then its easier to rework an area if necessary.

Max and Tilly were such a pleasure to paint.

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