Sixty Four Squares – The beginning

For this piece I have planned the colour layout in my art journal. To the side I am putting the colours I am actually using for the painting.

As you can see, painting does not need to cost a lot. Here I’m using an old printed canvas I bought from a charity shop! I don’t know why I started with green, it just took my fancy, if you want to paint, just enjoy it, there are no rules!

Next, blue πŸ™‚

Next, red. If you look carefully you can see I where I put it in the wrong place. with a canvas or board, just wipe it off while it’s still wet. If it’s dried, paint over it. Don’t discard the painting because of a mistake, the layering of paint adds something to the finished piece! πŸ™‚

 

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New Painting

I have been relaxing into doing some new paintings recently, being lead by my own inspirations, applyingΒ paint to the canvas and seeing what happens next.

This painting is not finished so I’ll just show you sections πŸ™‚Β  As you can see there is collage and drawing involved as well. Those of you who were following my still life progress, don’t worry, it is still on the easel! πŸ™‚