6x6 oil on linen panel
As much as I think that sticking to a particular subject really helps you understand and paint that subject better, sometimes life happens. I needed to have several small pieces to take to the Montpelier Races this Saturday, so I have been going back and forth between my beach cottage paintings, and dogs. Much easier to do with these small 6"x6"ers. I have found that these small paintings keep me thinking and working on things such as color interactions, shapes, simplification, and a million other things more easily, because they are completed quickly. It is so easy to get bogged down in tiny details, that I have to remember my reasons for working on different subjects. On to the next one....