Finished the Drybrush of the 2nd Vintage Doorknob

Second doorknob finished

Finally, I have completed my second attempt of a close-up of a vintage doorknob.  Andrew Wyeth and his drybrush technique has inspired me since ninth grade, but finally I work up the courage to attempt a still life with my own watercolor techniques.  This has been a fun adventure.  Earlier this year, I painted a vintage Lucky Strike metal cigarette case and a vintage Maxwell House coffee tin.  They have been posted in earlier blogs.  I think I’ll keep experimenting in this genre and remembering the literary theories of Imagism championed by William Carlos Williams and Ezra Pound–no ideas but in things.

Thanks for reading.

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4 Responses to “Finished the Drybrush of the 2nd Vintage Doorknob”

  1. Vickie Cunningham Says:

    This is beautiful! Thanks for sharing.


  2. Sharron Spence Says:

    Hi David,
    I have been searching high and wide for painting subjects. Your wonderful doorknob paintings have inspired me to look right under my nose in my own little antique shop. Love your doorknobs so much!!


    • davidtripp Says:

      Why, thank you, Sharron! The doorknob subjects have been under my own nose for years, as have been the old doors in my garage. The only reason I didn’t pull this trigger sooner was my feared inadequacy in still life composition. I’m glad I finally tried. Good luck in your new endeavor.


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