Friday, January 12, 2018

Finally--Some New Art For 2018--My Step-by-Step Process

We  have  been  snowed  in  here,  and  just  now  thawing  out,  but  I  don't  mind  really.   I  like  to  nestle  in  my  art  room  and  play--it  feels  great  to  be  getting  back  into  the  zone!   So,  I  started  out  with  my chosen  'color  palette'--


painting  papers  again,  which  I  love  to  do,  and  my  substrate-- a  10 x 10  wood  cradle  board.

next--making  my  background  with  my  papers--


When  I  plan  a  piece,  it's  just  that--I  usually  have  to  have  a  plan  in  mind--so  I  start  with  a  sketch--and from  there,  I'll  make  my  template



And  then if  I  let  it,  my  muse  will  come  and  help  me,  and   let  my  'plan'  tell  me  what  to  do--


--next,  are  my  owls--


...putting  them  on  to  the  canvas,  with  gel  medium  and  some  more  painting--



see  the  word  play  above  her  heart??--totally  unintentional--love  when  that  happens!

My  finished  piece--




Love--To  the  Moon  and  Back

and  more  paper  play--



Start  the Journey

Now  that  I'm  making  new  art,  I  can't  stop!--stay  tuned....

7 comments:

Beverley Baird said...

What gorgeous papers and projects! Love them all

Chris Lally said...

Thanks for sharing your process - appreciate your time consuming post. Beautiful result!

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Donna said...

Look at all that color! I love them both but the owl's eyes really caught my attention. Cools stuff! I always enjoy your work.
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stefanie stark said...

Oh I love your art to the moon and back :)

pearshapedcrafting said...

I don't get to visit here often but so pleased I got to see your beautiful art today! The owls especially!! Chrisx

Dawn said...

It's great to see your process for creating a piece of work. When i look at them i often wonder how you start off! Thankyou for sharing xx

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