I love this weeks art challenge-COLOR. Color has a funny way of setting a mood and creating a feeling. I love to surround myself with color when i need to find creativity. A box full of pencils, pastels, markers and even some paint dabs on a palette make all the difference!
The Blank Page and How to Face It!
January 17-Art Challenge:
The Color Wheel
"I found I could say things with color and shapes
that I couldn’t say any other way . . . “ - Georgia O’Keeffe
For this challenge i created a background using some acrylic paints and a brush. I then made a light wash of gesso and water and applied it over the paint to tone down the color a bit.I added some text with a stamp i purchased from Michaels and swirls using a stamp set by rhonna farrer.
I cut out circles from an old book page and glued them down with
Matte Medium. I added color to the circles with gelatos and used a black china pencil to draw around the circles. I also added
some text with a sharpie pen.
I printed out the saying on vellum using my inkjet printer. To make sure the text would not smear, I sprayed it with some workable fixative, then applied it to my page using Matte Medium.
To finish it off i added some texture using Golden's Titanium White acrylic paint!
If you are interested in creating some art and joining the group,
here is the link: