Thursday, August 3, 2017


A friend asked me to do a painting
from a photo she'd taken of the village 
where she stayed with friends on a recent trip to Italy.

11 x 14 oil 

This was image she gave me:

and asked if I could "highlight" the apartment they rented!? 

I was a bit daunted by the lack of light and value
so I played around with it in Procreate. 
bumping up the value of the apartment they rented just slightly.   

Commissions can be a struggle, 
especially if the client has a preconceived notion
 about how they want it to look. 

This is not how I usually paint,
 but it was actually quite fun. 
And she loves it! 

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