I haven’t named my most recent painting yet. I’ve had an idea to do a series of Roller Girl paintings and this one was painted with the intention of entering it into competition for the MN State Fair this year. Usually, I paint really fast and complete a painting in one or two sittings. I’ve been trying to slow down a little more, take my time and do more washes. It’s a different process for me, but in this image anyway, I think it really paid off.
I recorded the process for this one on Instagram and here are the stages:
The image is about 14 x 19, painted on paper that is 15 x 20. I still need to scan it (and it’ll probably be cropped a little bit–I think my scanner’s max scan is 13 x 19.