What I Used for This Painting
Acrylic on illustration board, 20 x 30 inches
Why This Painting is My Favorite from 2012
I like the linear quality of the subject and the patterning of the background and foreground. I also like the use of space, with the subject filling the foreground. And I like the expression on the cat's face -- he's my baby and his personality shows through. :)
- Fill the space, but give the eye space to rest.
- I used a limited palette in this painting, a triad of purple, orange, and green, plus black and white. That helped pull the composition together and I'd like to do that more often.