Cobalt teal blue works its magic once more, whispering in the skies as the inferno below scorches the land. Inspiration: sparks from just an ember Its simple really. Being inspired. If you think about it. Burning Drive How would I explain this term, “inspiration?” To be inspired – Continue reading “Watercolors: from an ember”
Four acrylic mixed media abstracts; all with the power of blue. Harnessed together with opposing forces of tonal values. Discover how you can effectively use these intriguing differences: high key and low key. Light and Shade Light and shade, or as I term it, Tonal Values. High Key With aContinue reading “Hints, of blue….. its ‘key’”
Watercolor Discoveries – Fun and loose, playing around. No stress. No schedules. No rules. Today, it does Not matter – what happens, as long as the painting time is enjoyable! This, is one of the best painting mottos I have. Watercolors A few parameters, not rules. The Parameters: watercolors, greens, not workingContinue reading “Playing around with foliage greens: Watercolor”
March 31, 1866 was the last time North America saw this eclipse, known as the blue blood moon. The Southern Hemisphere has a more recent viewing: December 30 1982. Still, that is a long wait either way! Moon Inspired Colors…. check. Details….check. My television, the Southern Sky. Inked blue, the nightContinue reading “Colors of a blue blood Moon”
Texture and Color are always fun. Relaxing and exciting, at the same time. Gorgeous aquamarines with copper and gold and a deep prussian blue in the first image were beautiful to work with. The Naples Yellow, Cobalt Teal Blue and the soft neutral greys in the next two were ….. Super fun! 3 fun acrylicsContinue reading “3 Fun Textures in Acrylics”
Silver glittering angel. Flecks of violet, jade, topaz sparkle. Set against that dark rich and warm Light Red background. The Photographer, Kelly Walker, was busy around here. With her permission, I’ve used her images. The Art of the Holidays Truly…. there isn’t much, in the way of drawing, painting, creating atContinue reading “Angels, Feathers: Art Subjects….. open for interpretation”
I pulled over into the nature reserve’s parking bay. Quickly glancing down at my watch, 7:08 am, (just double checking.) Mentally going through my morning checklist. Organising the sequence of events. Wondering if I, really, should be taking this time. Should I, be using this time to enjoy, a short walk on the calm side.Continue reading “Walk on the Calm Side: 55 minutes”
Glorious buttery oils in cobalt, teal and silvery white, circling the canvas round and round. Soothing the eye and pulling you in, to become lost within.
Greek Mythology as a painting prompt for abstracts is fun, bold and adventurous! Icarus burning…..
Hints of cobalt teal blue peep through. Black Ink Dark intense black ink drawn and splattered across the painted paper. Those dark lines rivet the eye and act like magnets. Some areas of ink were allowed to bleed and merge, just a little. This was an abstract. Simply fun. An experiment,Continue reading “Black Ink on watercolors”