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Sunday, June 15, 2014

Summer of Color Week One

Summer of Color
This is the first time I have joined this challenge. I'm not sure I'll manage to keep up since I seem to have that problem this year. I will try and I will have fun :) 
Using a limited color palette was more difficult than I thought it would be...after what's so hard about creating an image using only 2 main colors and one accent. WRONG! I found that I had to almost slap myself to keep from grabbing a different color for shading and whatever. 
So here is my first simple entry ... using water soluble oil pastels on watercolor paper. 
I just know you're surprised it's a flower :) 
The Hub's calls these my "Hippy-Love & Peace" flowers. 
Linking to ...
http://twinkletwinklelikeastar.blogspot.com/2014/06/the-summer-of-color-week-one.html


9 comments:

  1. Hi Carol. Your flower is awesome and yes, a little hippish and cool. Nice job, perfect with the colors. I always love the quotes you have on your blog, very thought provoking. Take care, enjoy the day.
    gloria

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  2. Lovely carol. I agree it is so difficult using just three colours. I found myself struggling with these three ! Hope you have time to play along fir more of the challenge! :)

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  3. Love your flower for the SOC. Hugs Annette x

    http://nettysartadventures.blogspot.co.uk/

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  4. And, Carol, it is such a nice flower, too. It looks great against the background color.

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  5. Perfect for summer! Perfect color! It does sort of make me think about summer college days!!!

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  6. That's gorgeous! Love the texture of it as well. :)

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  8. I need some of those water soluble oil pastels. Mine require turp or a turp-like solution to activate them. Your flower is simply stunning. I see the shading, even though you only used the three colors. This is wonderful.

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