Sunday, September 11, 2016

Esperanza, painting of a rabbit

Esperanza  Oil on panel, 8" x 8,"  $285.
With the use of a softer paint (Cobras instead of Winsor & Newton) comes the need for softer brushes. I discovered Princeton's "Snap!" brushes recently.  They are very affordable and super soft synthetic... Between the soft paint and the softer brushes, it was difficult not to over blend on "Esperanza."  I gave it my best shot...  
"The Sage" placed first, woohoo!
In other news, I am thrilled to report "The Sage" took First Place in the August DPW Painting contest! A quick and heartfelt thanks to judge, Rob Rey.



3 comments:

  1. Congratulations on your first place with The Sage...it's one of my most favorite paintings of yours!!! And Eseranza is so cute...you captured her personality!!

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  2. Congratulations Diane. My husband raises rabbits,so I am partial. Your Esperanza is beautiful. Gotta love learning curves.

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