In 20-20 hindsight, I think the composition could be a whole lot more exciting, but the purpose was to test out colors for a larger work, so at least that got done.
I liked how loose I could be and still be specific – I found out that I’m better at playing with color payers than I had thought I was.
My friend Irina Collister has beautiful red hair, and I was picturing her out in the sun in her big straw hat.
And because she works in a garden center, she is holding a dandylion –
IRINA’S GARDEN HAT – color study – acrylics on paper – 8.5″x11″ – Available