Friday, December 16, 2011

The Silversmith

16 x 20
Acrylic on Canvas
The native vendors on the Plaza in Santa Fe Nm, gather every morning to select numbers for rights to use a slot out fron for sales..  This colorful silversmith awaits his turn. The painting is done from a photo I took on location.  This was intended to be only a preliminary sketch, taking about 20 minutes.  The resulting painting is conforming what I believe to me my strong suit, the first strokes of paint are my most authentic, conveying something more raw and pure.

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