Come Back to the Five & Dime, Jimmy Dean
6″ x 6″ oil on panel
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This painting was done as part of one of the Daily Paintworks challenges, called the “Limited Movie Star” challenge. The challenge was to only use five values, and only use blue, purple and white to paint the picture.
When I was a teenager, I LOVED James Dean. I had a photo book of his biography and would draw him over and over 🙂 So when I saw the challenge I knew exactly who I would paint.
It was a fun little challenge. Who knows, maybe I should paint more “blue” movie stars…what do you think?