Sunday, March 15, 2015

No. 584 Zimin Workshop Study #3

Zimin Workshop Study #3
Oil on Stretched Canvas
11" x 14"
This lively, loose, colorful study is from the third day of the workshop. The weather was beautiful so we went outside to paint. I was really excited because I hope to paint still lifes in my own backyard and was very interested in how Mr. Zimin approached this situation. You can see some of his palette knife work on my painting. It was an interesting combination of scraping paint off to simply and unify while adding thick, variegated strokes for interest. I know one thing for sure. I need to use a lot more paint.
Alexander Zimin in the middle of painting an outdoor still life. It turned out beautifully.

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