Y3 Art Resolutions #5: Geisha 2-v3

Art Resolutions is the third year of an evolving resolution to elevate every day by looking at art and creativity as a life’s philosophy.

After yesterday’s close up, Geisha has decided that it is not enough. She wants full exposure and so I pulled the original scan into the digital drawing program and began again. Her hair a bit different. Only a suggestion of what the switchback design will be in the final treatment. I like the little pink blossom very much. And love the parasol. Again, I could leave her this way and feel fully satisfied that this has a certain completeness about it. The lovely thing about digital painting is that you can generate as many versions of a composition as you wish–or leave it when it finds you satisfied and never struggle with “what ifs” or “should I’s.”



About vbassoc

Donna Van Bogaert is a researcher and consultant in the field of cognitive styles, health communication, and organizational communication and behavior. Her business, Van Bogaert & Associates, Inc., specializes in cognitive-based coaching, management consulting, and leadership development. When the winds are blowing her way, she travels and talks about workplace potential and creative problem solving. In another life, Donna sings jazz. For a very long time, she fronted two 18-piece big bands —All That Jazz (Madison, WI) and The Gardenia Big Band (Rockford, IL). She currently resides in Cincinnati, Ohio where, in a third parallel universe, she leads a media branch of a national research institute. Mostly she has returned to painting, poetry, and plotting the next chapter of her life.
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