and finally the taste of Summer; here in Melbourne anyway.
It is the end of the first week back into normal routine. Kids back at school, uni, work etc so there is now a sense of structure to the day.
The studio is tidyish again. It is a small space and it doesn't take much for it to feel cluttered. I have a couple of commissions to get on with, and I want to persue more of the urban portraits that I began last year.
First though, I have made a couple of adjustments to my last horse racing painting that I did towards the end of last year.
I have brought the second place getter up where he belongs, on the inside rail. I have also gone into the horizon where the houses were, I thought, a little bit too blurry and non descript. I have also toned down the pinkish, brown hues with some bluish/purple washes.
Here is a snap:-