What a lovely way to start the year! https://m.facebook.com/groups/1002018953264246/permalink/2407868086012652/?sfnsn=mo&ref=share
I love starting with really loose beginnings and finding familiar compositions within these abstractions. Although the beginning sketches were reminiscent of winter trees, it's summer here in New Zealand and I naturally leaned towards warmth and the movement of a warm breeze through trees.
It was a little grey and overcast this particular day as we ventured out on our bicycles for breakfast and coffee. Unfortunately the heavens opened and down came the rain so only time to capture the scene taken on the Muhunoa East Road by camera and later working a few sketches from this in the... Continue Reading →
"Found Myself Dreaming" 21" x 8.5" mixed media on Fabriano Artistico paper. Layers of ink, acrylic, water soluble crayon, pencil, and charcoal with a mix of brushes and tools. There were moments of 'ugly' in the process as there are for many paintings - you just have to keep going and see where the responses... Continue Reading →
Pink stole the studio show today. It is truly exciting to think summer is on it's way. Imagine walking through this landscape of gold, pink and lime greens... invigorating! "I Sense Summer" Watercolour, pencil, charcoal and soft pastel on Fabriano Artistico paper. Approximately 29.5" x 9.5".