A biweekly challenge for a total of 26 drawings this year.
March has arrived and as the apropos saying goes: it comes in like a lion. The temperatures have dropped in the northeastern United States and the weekend promises to be messy. In keeping with the season, then, this week’s theme is:
“In like a lion”
Of course, this may be interpreted any way you see fit. Enjoy!
As you can see, this is not a high quality canvas. I misread the description when I ordered them on line. Oops! This is a canvas board, not a stretched canvas and you can see the texture through the paint. An underpainting would have helped I think. Anyway, it actually looks less obvious in person, but I do plan to try again. I started out with the idea of painting a misty sunrise and after getting the sky finished changed my mind to paint this stark landscape. Then the title came to me…
It was all about ‘romance’ this time around. Once again a wide open category with lots of possibilities to explore. Some of my initial thoughts were too complicated and overreaching. Then a simple and beautiful concept dawned on me: I LOVE YOU expressed in a sign. Here is a drawing of my hand saying I love you in American Sign Language: