Wednesday, July 1, 2009

"Lifeguard"

8 x 10
oil on gessoed masonite

This is Karin Jurick's current DSFDF challenge, what seems to be a lifeguard on Lake Michigan off the Chicago shoreline. The plan was to paint this in the soft hazy grays of the photograph, but somehow the stronger bolder colors jumped onto the canvas!

7 comments:

  1. Hello Ann - I'm so glad the bold colors came out of the soft hazy colors you had planned, this is just wonderful. You did an awesome job with the reflection, too!

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  2. Beautful job. Love your water colors!

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  3. The water and the reflection in it are really great Ann! The bolder colors always jump onto my palette too!

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  4. Beautiful job with the challenge, Ann - wonderful water!

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  5. Like your bold colors. Beautiful and thank you for visiting my blog.

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  6. This is gorgeous! Love your colors.

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  7. love that bold look for your entry of DSFDF

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