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Friday, October 5, 2012

Paint Party Friday

After being in a "Creative Funk" for a few weeks now I thought I would give the intuitive painting another shot to see if it would wake me up. 
I open three cheep canvas boards...don't want to waste anything good in case it didn't work :0) 
I starting layering paint  and inks and then sat back and waited.... and waited... and waited. 



Ahhhh! Finally I started seeing shapes so I outlined them with a pastel pencil. 
I decided to work on the first one where I saw a prominent face. 
Once I had the face painted in I started seeing the neck and shoulders and the hair. 
Here's the final product..which makes me wish I had use a decent canvas..oh well at least I finished a painting . Finally!!

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18 comments:

  1. Wow, Carol, the final results are stunning. I never would have dreamed you could get a portrait from your lovely background.

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  2. Glad you got your mojo back, it looks great!

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  3. Carol ~ She is wonderful ~ Bravo! ~ I am so glad for you ~ (A Creative Harbor)

    thanks for coming by and commenting with your wonderful words ~ especially about your grandmother's sweater ~ 'Love' does so much ~ ^_^

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  4. Carol keep going....I just love her!! I was looking in your canvas and didn't see that but something else!! Practice on a mixed media sketch pad...it's fun!! She is fabulous!!

    Hugs Giggles

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  5. Awesome portrait, Carol!
    So glad you're back in the painting saddle again!
    ♥♥♥
    Happy PPF!!
    Mary
    Mixed-Media Map Art

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  6. Beautiful piece! Good to see you around again! Valerie

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  7. this is great Carol! And really: when you do this regularly you will see shapes much more easily. Looking forward to where you'll be going with the other two ♥

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  8. Wonderful portrait. Intuitive painting is really not so easy - but keep trying, it is a wonderful process. Try adding some really dark darks and some really light lights to your backgrounds. That seems to help to give them the pop they need. Great starts. Keep going! Happy PPF

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  9. Very nice Carol. Your soul went into the canvas, bravo!

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  10. Wonderful! The whole precess seems so interesting and creative, great job! HPPF!

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  11. Ooh, I love hr face. :) So sweet!

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  12. these are wonderful
    i love your playful approach to a painting
    love the completed one

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  13. Like magic you found the beauty in that paper and paint!

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  14. wonderful work on your new paintings!!!! lovely and inspiring!!!

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  15. She's great! You must be even more proud since you kept at it, even though you were feeling uninspired. And look where it took you!

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  16. ah - beautiful. Thank you for sharing your process. Happy PPF!

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