April 24, 2008

Deer oil painting

I started this oil painting of a deer in the woods several months ago, and got overwhelmed by the thought of trying to paint all that green and make it look like something other than just a stippled wash. I have decided to give it a go again, but I may have to lighten the background to allow a little sky to show through.
This is the original that I am working from:

1 comment:

Leah said...

i love the way the deer is coming along here, susan! what a sweet face.