"Aerial 9 Euphrates" 15 x 11 inches mixed media
I jumped back into my aerial series today...I think what's going to happen is that I'll work out some compositions in this smaller scale (11 x 15)...then re-do them larger....I used watercolor paper, coated with gesso....then added watercolor, colored pencil, gouache and india ink.
Edit....I've worked more on this one...here is the most recent view.
Aerial #7...until I think of a better title....just finished, hot off the easel...11 x 10 inches
watercolor and casein....
The aerial image that inspired this one, is of Jackson's Point in Ontario...(I pushed the island closer to the land :) ) That is where I spent the weekend with some of my artist friends from WetCanvas. Lots of fun with a terrific group of people!
Step one of a new painting....30 x 20 inches.....Anyone recognize this aerial view? This is just the beginning stage...I'm sure it will go through many transformations before it's finished....but I thought I'd give you a sneak peek at what's on my easel. Have a great weekend! I'm off to visit with some artist friends in Sutton, Ontario....about an hour north of Toronto....Hoping for good plein air weather!
"You Are Here" 15 x 15 mixed media
Vertigo anyone??? :) Lots of depth in this one...lots of layers....lots of covered up misadventures! I resorted to slight humor in the end! It seems a calming globe-like piece though.
"Aerial Spine" until something better comes to mind :) 10 x 10 inches....mixed media
I'm still experimenting with the aerial views in mapquest....loosely bases on maps of our subdivision....VERY loosely! This one was motivated by color mostly...then pattern. Any ideas out there for a better title??? I'm all ears! :)
"Duck Lake 2"... 7 x 7 ....watercolor and colored pencil
"Duck Lake 1" ...7 x 7 ...watercolor, colored pencil
Don't you wish you could fly?
I'm starting a new series of abstracted "bird's eye view" landscapes....I've always been fascinated by the satellite images of neighborhoods....So I'm starting with the one I live in. :) These two are sketchy, planning sort of paintings....a jumping off point so to speak.
I was sitting in the studio...watching the wind blow the water around in the pond behind our house...I love looking at water and the wildlife that comes with it....
I started doodling and "wa-lah"...I felt a new series coming on! :)....