Wednesday, June 02, 2010
Courage to Create
CREATIVITY TAKES COURAGE ~ Matisse
So with a little courage I'm declaring this "done" and showing it to you.
Though, quite frankly, I'm really still not sure it IS done. I just struggle with making art that has no images drawn or glued on. For some reason, in my head it's still just a background. Because this is how I do most of my backgrounds: layer, layer, layer.
I started out with a book page and two images from a fashion magazine altered with acetone. Then paints, tissues, modeling paste - not necessarily in that order.
Ink, more paint, more texture, the quote written in sharpie, a copper charm I made but never used. Oh. And apparently very different lighting!!!
Charcoal around the edges, a little more paint, a thin layer of beeswax and still different lighting.
Green crayon and gold encaustic.
What do you think? Is it really done?
Do you always include images in your work?
Thanks for the help ~ Sherry
linked to the week 24 challenge at Lots To Do and
the color green challenge at Thursday Challenge