Saturday, 24 March 2012
LA NIÑA DEL ABANICO
Aqui esta mi ultima acuarela para que disfruteis o agoniceis, segun como os caiga. Esta decidi hacerla al estilo goyesco. Primero se veia mas o menos pero despues de colgarla en un foro de acuarelistas y recibir criticas profesionales, o por lo menos mas objetivas, decidi retocarla de acuerdo a las criticas y creo que ha ganado. Fueron retoques pequeños que ayudaron bastante. A proposito, esta niña es mi hija Paulina a los 9 años con un vestido que compramos en Barcelona en el 2009.
This my latest watercolour painting gave me a lot of trouble, especially on the face which I had to erase and start over. The result was much improved. The style is what in Spain is known as 'goyesca' which really means in the look and style of Goya's generation which is perfectly represented in his numerous paintings of people socializing and doing different things mainly outdoors. I hung this painting on a watercolourists' forum and after much objective and professional critique I decided to take note and retouch it accordingly. The result is what you now see here. It's not major but the little things which I decided to change and modify accordingly went a long way to improve the overall look. By the way, this here is my little girl at age 9 dressed with a traditional flamenco gipsy dress.