Wednesday, April 16, 2014
This acrylic painting was done from a photo of a painting of a half eaten hamburger. My attempt to paint an abstract left me wondering what would work. My approach to painting is to sketch a scene and play with modifications of the sketch before painting it. While looking at my recently completed painting of a hamburger and coke, I took a picture with my cell phone but while snapping the shutter, I moved the camera quickly across the subject. The hamburger had onion, lettuce and tomato and was on a white napkin. The photo came out as a long blur of color, just what I wanted. The drops showed the effect of gravity. Pretty slick, huh?