Friday, April 7, 2017

216 W. 3rd St.

I recently took a house portrait painting class from my wonderful painting teacher, Kat Corrigan. This is the house I grew up in in Litchfield, MN. It's bright orange now (see photo below!) but I painted it as I remembered it, it used to be brown. I tried adding some trees to the background but it looked really busy and detracted from the house so I painted over them. I think I'll try again with more simplified trees.

216 W. 3rd St. 8"x10" Acrylic on gessoboard. 

The house today!

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