more work on oil interior 4 / by Philip Tarlow

oil interior 4, 32x32"  at the end of my painting day today

3 PM: i did more work today on oil interior4. it still hasn't sung, but it's certainly closer. i'm making discoveries, both coloristic and spatial, as i go, and feeling some of the delights involved in breaking up form.

right now we're in the midst of a raging thunderstorm, which is giving us some much needed precip and will go a long way towards erasing our deficit for the year. this is the period when we get the most rain in our arid environment, due to the seasonal monsoon, which brings moisture up form mexico.