Friday, August 14, 2009

Restless Night, 6x6 Acrylic

Well for the life of me I couldn't get this image cropped correctly. I am reduced to using my husband's work laptop, my son's laptop and our big old S-L-O-W mac. None of which does everything I need, so am hopping from computer to computer trying to upload, crop and post. I have a few paintings done this week for the next few days. But if there IS a computer/technology angel, I hope he/she takes pity on me, and helps me quickly find the funds to restore my own laptop so I'm back in business!
This is a really unusual piece for me... layers and layers of translucent paint, thick textures from modeling paste in the water, wiping off top layers to reveal what's underneath.... I had a lot of fun, and it's a real departure. Should've done something like this for the Out Of The Box, but I really just let myself discover it last week. Thanking Manon Doyle for inspiration and courage to do it! Have a great weekend, everyone!
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  1. This is stunning. I love the depth and richness you've developed with the layering. Well done.

    Jackie Griswold

  2. Very different for you, reminds me of Starry Night..I like the water texture.
    EEK computer problems.....bummer.

  3. WOW!!!!!! Worth the effort!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  4. Oh this is so wonderful. I need courage to try something like this. It does remind me also of Starry Night. Jeanne

  5. it. I am just coming back to posting after a long period of "rebellion" and chance on this. Nice emotion Kelley. Patty

  6. This does seem to be "out of the box" for you. I love it. It reminds me of an encaustic painting. Which is probably why I enjoy it. The thick texture, the depth and the layer is very interesting. Good job!


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