Boys of Summer - study

6 x 8 oil on cradled board

I painted this a week ago and I love the composition, colors and shapes. I also love the positions of each of the boys, and how each one is looking at something different. But I just want to add a bit more detail to their uniforms, so I'm going to paint it larger. I've prepped a board and will start on that soon. The next couple weeks are going to be busy so I hope I can at least get it started soon.

3 comments:

  1. Great subject Cathy. Those are the things that catch my eye also. It shows personality.

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  2. They are Adorable! Yep looking in all different directions would be boys playing baseball.

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  3. It perfectly expresses the squirrelliness (if that's not a word, it should be) of little boys lining up. No way can they just stand still. It also demonstrates the very male posturing of most of them. Wonderful.

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