Mixed Media Experiments~2

photo 4I’m out of my comfort zone with these next two. Forcing myself to break away from the large faces and raw technique, I decided to work on 2 pieces where the backgrounds are prominent to the composition.

Here’s a photo series showing the build-up of mediums to create this snowy angel: torn paper, modeling paste on stencils, tissue paper, gesso, and acrylics:

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Flower Fields

photo 3This is fun to go reckless with and dot, dab, splotch as many layers of paint to cover most of the board except a horizon. I am using a long 12″x 26″chunk of pine board from the garage. Discovered I really like working on solid wood surface. Sick of spongey canvas for now.

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photo 3photo 5After building up lots of color, grab the Gesso and begin painting around dabs of color to form flower shapes. Its kind of like painting negative space, I think. Again, out of my comfort zone, but really had fun with this.

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