Wednesday, April 29, 2009

Diana's Companion

Mixed media on paper

This was done for the Different Strokes from Different Folks challenge. The subject was the actual statue of Diana and her Companion. It was a huge challenge for me! I tried painting, sketching, and decided at the last minute to do something I had been wanting to try all along...create an interpretation using torn paper. (much like "newsman" from a previous post). There's something very satisfying about making a mess with paper, glue and paint!

Friday, April 24, 2009

April Crocuses

                                             6x6 acrylic on canvas  SOLD

This little painting was inspired by crocuses appearing in my front garden. Spring has arrived at last! Just about everything has been tried on this work: palette knife, splattering, the end it is quite textural.