I promised I would post about a particular new painting, so here I am.
My grandparents had a dairy farm when I was a kid, and I loved being around cows. Nowadays, living in the suburbs, I don't get to be around cows that often.
My latest work, the Purple Cow, is fabulous (in my humble opinion). She didn't start out that way, though. I use bits and pieces of what pictures I have on paper and pictures in my head for a blend of images and emotion for all my paintings. I went through several photos of cows that I got from friends, so she doesn't really look like any one particular cow. This is typical of my way of painting.
This is how she started: