acrylic on hardboard
This is a great painting but all I can think about writing about is bricks. I was so intimidated by the brick wall behind the little girl. Brick walls are one of those things that you have to handle in a subtle way or that's all you will notice. I am so proud of myself. I even pulled off the texture which was almost by accident. Now I'll talk about the little girl in the painting. I wanted to make her glow, so I added a very bright highlight to her left shoulder as you can tell, but I am beginning to play around with making my edges softer. I haven't been able to totally let go of my need to have sharp edges yet, but I'm gonna keep on trying.