Posts Tagged ‘acrylic’

Imaginary Garden 2

Imaginary Garden 2

Similar to the first Imaginary Garden, but smaller and moodier. Maybe late autumn rather than early autumn, and a thicker tangle of underbrush. 12 x 16 inches, acrylic paint and ink on canvas  

Memories 2

Memories 2

Soft passages of pink and beige, with drizzles of black ink.  Dreamy but not too sweet. I love the spots where the ink “bloomed” into organic almost flower-like shapes. See the bit along the left edge, almost halfway down. Or some of the areas along the bottom edge. Reminds me of hydrangea? Hyacinth? Or something […]

Colors and Lines, Circles

Colors and Lines, Circles

I just love this one! I guess I’m supposed to say that about all of them, but I really like this one. I used several layers of paint so that the colors have a lot of depth. The ink has made such interesting shapes; the whole thing is very satisfying. This is again 12×12 inches […]


Colors and Lines, Green

Colors and Lines, Green

See the previous “Colors and Lines” post for the backstory here. This one is painted in cool shades of green, with bits of red, yellow, white, and pink. The black form was made by dropping India Ink on the paper and blowing through a drinking straw to push the ink around. It’s formed these wonderful […]

Colors and Lines

Colors and Lines

Recently, I was doing some collages and wanted a way to add a fine dark line element to them. Something that looked like it was drawn but not so…controlled…as a line drawn with graphite or pen. So, being a former seamstress, I fired up the old sewing machines and ran some free-form lines of stitching […]

On The Horizon

On The Horizon

Most of the time, when I start a new piece, I have maybe an idea for a starting point – a color or technique – but it’s usually fairly vague. I enjoy the exploratory process of creating an artwork. Only once in a while do I know exactly how I want the finished piece to […]


Crow

Crow

Tumult

Tumult

Exclamation

Exclamation



 
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