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New Painting Start: “Anna Reclining; Hotel Chelsea”

Here’s the latest start; oil on board, about 18×24″.

Rarely do I start with a vine charcoal framework, but the exaggerated 3-point¬† perspective¬† asked for it. Even still, I just wung the drawing, and as it turns out I pushed it even further–opening up the forms–which I like. As for the underpainting… in some places it’ll be complementary, and in others the intensity could roil underneath whatever analagous-ness goes over it.

Anna Reclining; Hotel Chelsea, New York City

Anna Reclining; Hotel Chelsea, New York City; Oil on Board, 18 x 24"