August 4, 2011

Black and White to Color

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"Roses by the window"
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9” x 12” (22.9cm x 30.5 cm)
Acrylic on Canvas Panel


This painting has been a challenge about values! The reference photo was in black and white and the DPW painting challenge asked to turn it into color, maintaining the value relationships.
Very interesting! I had never done a painting like that before. And it’s kind of funny too, being able to imagine whatever color you like.  :)


3 comments:

  1. Wow, Robie what a great job, your colors just glow,
    very nice.

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  2. Great achievement! You have conquered the difficulties of this black and white. I love your choice of colors.

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  3. Thanks so much for the heartening comments. They are much appreciated. Now I'm working on another challenge that both of you mastered... kinda intimidating but I'm excited about it. :)

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