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Wednesday, April 10, 2013

NY Giants Painting- Work in Progress

I have five paintings that I am currently working on including this rather ambitious watercolor of the NY Giants playing the NY Jets. Guess who won? This measures 14 x 22 and I'm working on 140lb Waterford Saunders Rough Press. My main goal is this piece is too capture the intensity, excitement and movement of thr game. I don't want to get too tight and I'm really just letting the paint do it's thing. 

©Deborah Bollman

In this second image things are starting to throw a shape. I'm finding my darks and establishing my center of interest which will be the player facing the viewer. He's got the ball! As far as technique goes I wet the paper and drop the pigment in and move the board around and then lift out the light spots. Anything goes to achieve the effect I'm after. 
I have more on this on my studio Facebook page. You can check it out at Deborah Bollman Fine Art on Facebook. As always comments welcome! 

©Deborah Bollman

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Happy painting!


Nick said...

looking good Deborah, I'm another one who is happy to let the paint do the work! would you believe I've never actually watched a football game? lol I assume these guys are running the correct direction, towards the basket? :)

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JunkFood_Addict said...

This is really good!

Deborah Bollman said...

Thanks so much, Nick! Ha! First one to the finish line wins! :)

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