Wednesday, April 4, 2018

Linton Barn

© Robin Edmundson, 'Linton Barn', watercolor, 18 x 24 inches.


We came upon this barn while we were out birding near Goose Pond, south of Linton.  I was inspired by the many contrasts: 

  • angles & curves
  • light & dark
  • blue & gold
  • lines & space

I decided to emphasize those contrasts, so I did a couple of drafts to test out colors and composition and got some great feedback from my critique group.   [I can't tell you how important it is to get feedback on your work!]   Then I dove in.  I'm especially happy with all of the textures.    I'll be submitting this one to this year's Hoosier Salon.  Fingers crossed it will be selected for the show.

4 comments:

  1. Robin, I love all of the texture in the foreground—bravo!

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    1. Thanks for the feedback, Annie! I had a lot of fun with spatter in the foreground. I'm learning that's a good place to really play with color.

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  2. Robin just happened onto your blog and beautiful art. Took time to visit several of your posts. Your work is truly lovely. Will be back to visit again soon. Have a great week.

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    1. Debbie! I'm so happy you're here. So glad you found the blog and chimed in. Looking forward to getting to know you better!

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