I am trying to paint with triads to see what happens. I tried to pick out the best ones of the three. I could probably just paint the pear with "pear" colors but that would be too easy! I always have to torture myself a little bit every day. These little 5x7 paintings took way longer than they were suppose to. Bob Burridges calls it a sketch painting not a masterpiece. (Thank you, Bob!) I fiddled and fiddled and "tickled" way too much and finally in a last ditch effort to save the pears I used one of my hand carved stamps to add some interest. Actually when I put the 5 x 7 mat around each one they look better. The flowers started out really bad but got a little better as I "ticked.". That is usually what happens with my paintings. They look terrible at first but usually I can save them. There is a saying about that but I can't think of it. It's something like "your painting sometimes has to travel through hell before it gets to heaven"... but I just made that up. Pardon my french...:)) But I am not quite sure these made it that far!
Here they are all together on 15x 12 strip.
And here's a little cutie:
Yep, that's my boy!