First Finished Painting

Yesterday in our painting group I finished my first painting!  I’m not satisfied with it, but I could work on it forever and never be satisfied with it.  At some point you just have to say, “Enough!”  So here it is:

What I mostly worked on yesterday was the face.  It still doesn’t really look like Bobby Murcer, but at least it doesn’t look so much like a Neanderthal.  Here’s a closeup:

Now I don’t know what to do with the painting, ’cause I’ve never finished one before.  What’re you supposed to do with them once they’re done?

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Published in: on February 2, 2009 at 12:36 pm  Comments (5)  

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  1. wow! looks really good! I think you’re supposed to sign it and give it to your mom. Isn’t that what you normally do when you finish a pretty picture?

  2. Haha… so she can put it on the fridge with a magnet? And thanks for the nice comment.

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  4. not bad for an English Major!

  5. Haha, thanks Judy!


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