My attempt at Hopper

In this morning’s art class, I finished off my attempt at one of Hopper’s paintings (Early Sunday Morning, 1930). The original is

Hopper, Early Sunday Morning 1930

and mine is

My hopper red buildings

Not a patch on Hopper, of course, but it is better than the earlier attempt I made at the empty room, so quite pleased. I really cannot do straight lines. Have to figure out an exercise for that. Mine is also a lot brighter: need to get braver with the darker tones. Also need to get better at the detail work.

Have started an attempt at a Cezanne as well. That should prove interesting.

Just realised that the extra tones (shadows and such) ought to have been created using washes. Doh!

Posted on June 15, 2011, in Art and tagged , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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