14 January 2017

Work in Progress Day 14, 30 day challenge

Work in Progress
40x50cm (12"x16") acrylic on mountboard

Day 14 of Jan 2017 30 paintings challenge
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A complete change of pace today. I found this forgotten abstract at the bottom of a drawer and I liked the way the shapes danced across the page. I had the idea I could change it to an autumn scene and call if falling leaves.


I coated the mount board with pale cream and added my shapes.
I watched another Nicholas Wilton video about Differences and Spontaneity and one of the techniqes he used was transferring paint using a transfer technique by painting on a piece of greaseproof paper and laying that on the painting. I loved the broken effect and it contrasted nicely with the larger flat painted shapes.



Oh! way too busy and too much blue. One thing I didn't consider was a quiet area versus the busy areas...

A little better.


Where it's at now. Getting busy again and the larger shapes are more or less the same size. Maybe I need to make one of them eg the red one, super large. I also have the urge to coat the whole thing with transparent white and put in some verticals. Maybe like this-

Something to think about...