Despite becoming very old…downright ancient, if you asked a child…. am still feeling 19 plus experience…and occasionally about 6 !
It’s a beautiful morning and am sitting outside at my writing ( and drinking wine) spot…on the bench that james made for eevi. Seems perfectly right.
Yesterday I felt sick and so stayed here all day. As a result I had nothing else to do but this project so I spent more time and energy on it than usual.
I wasn’t quite brave enough to paint on canvas without a paintbrush but I found an old broken brick and my remaining dried roses and decided to use my fingers to paint.
Possibly I should have chosen a slightly less complicated subject but will know the next time.
As you can see in the photos I got a bit stuck just using my fingers to paint and after a while I found an old bit of bamboo in the garden …..then after that I found a Stanley knife and trimmed the bamboo to a nicely sharp point.
I was influenced by looking at eevis paintings where it seems that the depth of colours are very important. And i concentrated on that as well as getting rough shapes.
I quite enjoyed it and it’s joined my ” Old, dead and broken” collection.
Eevi discovered another painting tool….a plastic knife with ridges. These 2 paintings are great…..what next I wonder.
Have a wonderful day doing the things you love! 😀
Happy Birthday. Anne! What a year it has been, no? I love your trials-in-paint and am looking forward to maybe participating some time. I always liked masking off a piece of paper and then pulling off the tape to a nice clean border. There is something magical about that, and whatever ones does looks so nice and “finished.” Gotta get that dopamine, and long projects can’t compete with quick ones.
Would be fun to do something together. I like masking tape too. Have a good weekend.