Saturday, July 4, 2015
Out of my comfort zone
Gesso, scrape paint, spray, glue, journal repeat. You get stuck in a certain style or follow a trend, but there are always fall back styles that are predominant in your work. It may be all bright colors, or always have a vintage feel, a whimsical drawing. Learning new techniques is easy to do by watching you tube videos or taking classes from a variety of artists. Sometimes its nice just to challenge yourself and make art without thinking. Even if it's not "your style". Your style is defined by everything you create.
I saw this idea recently and decided to walk myself upstairs to the art room and create from scraps. I ripped pieces of painted on scrap...
I just made a video tutorial for my Mixed Media Butterflies! You can check it out here:
Since I posted all this as an informative in a group chat on FB, I figured why not make a show at tell post here. This is my dres...
I jump back and forth between canvas work and journals or papers. I purchased a giant canvas for a good deal recently and decided that I wou...