Friday, August 29, 2008

big picture day ...


last post, no pics ....
this post, plenty o' pics .....

these first three pics are details of my second four foot by six foot canvas ..... i couldn't pick it up and take a good and true photo of it, because the glue isn't dry .... 
but you get the idea ... until tomorrow ..... 
allison was over to paint today ..... and cheered me on as i finished my giganto canvas ..... when that was done and drying, i pulled out fifteen six inch square canvases .... and covered them in maps ...... 

then i glazed them with a couple different yellows, dry brushed with some heavy body turquoisee .... and stenciled them with a light yellow ... in a (loud) moment of inspiration, i shouted out to al that OH i'm going to do a branch series .... so these fifteen paintings will have branches .... and things that go with and on branches .....the backgrounds probably need another layer or two or three of something or other ...... and then i'll start with the foreground .....


i'm not sure how much paint time i'll make this weekend .... but at the very least, i'll snap a final pic of the big fish ...... hope you have a grand and happy weekend ... and make time to do something fun and creative ..... 

6 comments:

aimee said...

thanks for showing the detail! i love the bottlecaps :)

Anonymous said...

I am loving the big fish!
you know that ceramic fish in the sea grass was a BIG fave of mine.

Liking that huge fish -- he looks....menacing....I think that is the word

jeannie

Lucy said...

You're a brave women to do such a large piece!! I have a large canvas and am about to bring home 3 more I bought at a good deal but it's almost intimidating to start working on a large piece.

I love the technique you've utilized to do the 13 canvases--what an efficient and inspirational way to do your work!

Donna Patrice said...

Wow! I LOVE this big fish painting! I can't wait to see the whole thing when it is finished!

So what painting on your on now? Something like 379? =)

3rdEyeMuse said...

oh e!!! the fishies are fabulous!!! I can't wait to see the whole thing together as the details are super!!

phd in yogurtry said...

I lurrrve the bottle cap fish!!!