Jana Botkin | Cabin Art

A California Artist's Show-and-Tell

Feb 24 2009

Rainy Days and Mondays. . .

Published by at 5:48 am under commissions,Oil Paintings

. . . DON’T “always get me down”, although I loved loved loved the Carpenters. It was too risky to paint today in the rain, so I worked on these at home.img_0742.jpgimg_0739_1.jpg The second one is a commissioned piece, and the “commissioner” enjoys seeing the progress so I thought you might be interested too. It looks a little rough, but that is the way I paint – improving the piece with each layer. By “improving”, I mean adding detail. Others might not agree with that as an improvement, but remember I began my career as a pencil artist and in pencil, detail is the point! (pun intended) 

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