Saturday, February 13, 2010

More layers

Mosaic 4
More layers, more layers, more layers. It was time to zero in on the colorful shapes and tone down the others. I woke up this morning and just didn't like what was going on on the right hand side of the painting so I did some drybrushing with a white that has a touch of green in it. You can still see some of the underneath color, it has more depth now. What I ended up with is acrylic, gold leaf and tissue paper on canvas. I think it's done. If you have a different opinion, share it, don't be shy. I can take it (as long as you're not too brutal).

While I'm painting I'm watching the speed skaters in Vancouver, what an inspiration. Maybe I should try speed painting - set a timer and do 30 minute expressions. That could be fun, and messy!

Short post today.... the kids are coming over for dinner tonight. Can't wait to see them! Have a lovely evening and if I'm not on here again tomorrow ~ a very happy Valentine's Day!

Peace, and go kiss someone,


*jean* said...

i love it! its the clouds over the fields in the air that make me dreamy....beautiful!

Carlynne said...

thanks Jean!
hope you had a lovely Valentine's Day.

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Itaya said...

Awesome artwork! Love your process and the beautiful end product. :)

Carlynne said...

Thanks Itaya, I thought it would be fun to show the progression. I like to see how other artists work too.