The "something" that I saw that got that swirling feeling on my inside was a color palette, for one thing.
But it was in oil and I had little hopes of replicating the smokey, grayed, soft, rich, subdued colors.
My background is in oil and I do love them; however, I'm not wanting to invest in them now.
So, I thought OK, I'm challenged.
I spent some time in the chair zone just thinking about my acrylic paints and how or what I would mix.
Well, guess what?
Right before me was the Matisse paints that I started this painting with.
I picked up a brush and started mixing and just playing on the card stock (at the bottom) and was absolutely amazed at how easily I could match the colors (above).
I have five more colors on my wish list.
In the meantime, my big painting just keeps going and going. I keep changing and changing.
I guess the whole purpose was to learn how to use these new paints.
I love how that happens.