Wednesday, October 21, 2009

Morning Art

Below is the background page that I started with this morning. As I paged through my Gut Art Journal, I saw a chin line, big hair, and eye socket. I think you can see it; however, I did not sketch around it. You might recognize the bird as a napkin. Yes it is. The paint that is scraped here and there including the hair was where I cleaned my new tool while working on other pages. I really like this page and enjoyed a few minutes of morning art doing it.
Expect your wishes,
Sharon

11 comments:

  1. that is awesome! i love it! you are amazing...

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  2. Good afternoon Sharon:

    Your faces have such great character, they speak ofpeople that have lived and have experience with life and what it offers. I like that look that is people,it takes practice and good knowledge to know about a deep eye socket, seems like we all know that but when a tool is in hand we sort of forget it can be that way.
    I really have appreciation of how the paint is applied to this painting, not smooshed too much but the loveliness of the color stands out in a beautiful way.

    I did two paintings with the new tool, it does a lot of things even a line if you want. I hd some trouble with the nose, not high definition at all, but that is the magic of a painting one does not have to have detail all the time.
    It is me who is always saying I don't want to see everything at first glance I want to have to look and look. It took me 45 minutes to do two, but I did cat chores during that time also and chores like that take time. :>)

    So much fun to do those paintings and quite a gratification really in doing that. Remeinded me of the woman who came here to paint one time and stated that she always carries a scoop shovel in case someone wants to teach her to tat.

    Must learn to not be afraid and be bold. Emelie

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  3. this is indeed an inspiring piece
    i enjoy watching progress and how a preception evolves
    thank you!

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  4. sigh.....how you do these paintings so fast is beyond me! They all turn out so wonderful.
    I think, too, as Emelie, that knowing how to do the eye sockets (and yes, the nose and for sure that mouth)is a prime thing to master. Me thinks we need more tutorials from you!!

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  5. Your images are appearing fast and furious. I've been blog hopping and love seeing what everyone has done with what they learned from the class.

    Darla

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  6. I love watching how your art evolves. I am going to give this a try. Ah! jury duty, everyone complains about it but I loved doing it.Are you liking it?

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  7. Always lovely. If I were to do what you do with such talent, it would be trash. Whatever the it is, you got it. Hugs, Mary

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  8. Gorgeous! I love how you pulled that face out of the background.

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  9. Well I have to say I don't know how I got two comments in there as the first one I lost the page it expired. Sorry for that.

    What I didn't say was how pretty you look in the photo from the quilt show.

    I did another face last night and she has more character, what I do love is the eyes can be rather messy but still have a lot of spark. I am going to use one of the faces in a small quilt just to have around the house for me to study. I have to be more careless with hair also, that helps the character of lot. The tool can add great highlights. A great teacher of being more loose.

    I have done faces with the paint
    program on the computer, talk about getting tight. Fun tho and that was a long time ago, I know more now thanks to you.

    Too chatty this morning, Emelie

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  10. I love the new freedom in your work:D That abstract quality is so appealing to me:D hugs, Linda

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  11. As always you come up with amazing art.
    I have been catching up and saw your drawing of the lady with the head scarf...you should do more pencil drawings...that one is great :)
    Love the tool in the post below.

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