I just got started putting the color in. Thought I’d do something a little different, more like what I sometimes did working on clay. Let design have it’s say more and keep it playful.

As you can see, I am not done!

Legs Like Leaves in progress by Bea Garth copyright 2016 acrylic on canvas

Legs Like Leaves in progress by Bea Garth copyright 2016 acrylic on canvas

I have not worked on the bodies or pillow (except for the sketched in underpainting) or even finished the background. I like the bold design and colors so far however.

I may or may not put any actual leaves into the painting. I’ll  be playing around with that concept in my head whether or not I try it.

As you likely can see, the painting is in my studio in the unheated garage next to my kilns. I was working there late tonight all bundled up. The  weather is starting to get chillier.  Nevertheless, the act of painting seems to keep me warm!! I even took off my coat and hat! Though this time my second sweater stayed on…