Face of a Saint XXIII / Ink and Watercolor / 7 x 10 Inches / Daily Painting #1435

Well, maybe not the face of a saint. But inspired by one. You see, this painting, like the one a couple of days ago, and the oil, Daily Painting #1358, are all three based on the same photograph. Painting from photographs, in other words, doesn't mean copying, necessarily. In this case, the photo served simply as a starting point for having some fun with watercolor.

Ideally, the photograph is merely a point of departure.

Have you ever noticed how often someone will look at a painting and say, admiringly, Wow, that looks just like a photograph? Or, when looking at a photograph, My, that looks just like a painting? Just something to think about.

Meanwhile, the battle with old digital storage issues continues…

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    • Starting bid $200
    • By email, to: farnsworthgallery@newmex.com, or call 505 982-4561.

    • Bidding will close at Noon, MST, October 15, 2014.

    • The winning bidder will be notified by email the following day.

    • Paintings will be shipped as soon as the paint dries to insure safe packing. (Please allow two weeks).

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