Mixed Media: Painting Emotions

girl and farm animals
girl and farm animals

I collaged pages from The Farmer’s Hat with other papers and added this farm girl.

IMG_1156 I discovered the shape of her overalls in the random painting I had applied.
 

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In this piece, I used a Mindy Lacefield style of adding, dabbling, scraping, dotting, and randomly letting go with favorite mediums and colors. Then I found a space for a girl reaching for a bird and painted that in. I like her gentle face.

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7 thoughts on “Mixed Media: Painting Emotions

  1. You are inspiring me to push my work on faces…to loosen my grip on something I can’t quite put my finger on! These pieces are stunning. Just stunning!

    1. Jen, thank you for your enthusiasm about these little faces! Painting “raw” without a lot of fussing has been a direction I’ve been on. Its hard to let go, but so worth it, ha ha. Thanks again.

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