Friday, October 7, 2016

Sneaking in After Hours

Saw all the leftover paint on my palette from Lesson 5. Had to sneak in one more color exploration before saying a final goodbye to this lesson. Inspired by others in my class, I stepped away from free-form to some straight-edged areas of color this time.

Color #9

FYI, I'll be away for 10 days starting today. I'm hoping to paint at least a few times while on vacation but I will most likely not be posting at my blog until I return home, at which point I'll pick up where I've left off.

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  1. interesting composition! Have a great vacation!

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    1. Thanks, Carol. My intent was to do no more than create color areas with a range of hue, saturation, and value. The fun, after the fact, is to take a look at the whole and see depth, shadow, and suggested everyday items—a folded brown card and a yellow origami start on top of turquoise paper on a table …

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  2. This one makes me think of Origami paper, ready to take shape!

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    1. Totally! And the fun of it is that I had nothing concrete in mind at all as I painted.

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  3. I love what is happening in the blue areas, and the yellow looks as if it has been folded. Makes me wonder what it is going to become :) Have a great trip Dotty!

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    1. Thanks, Sheila. This was an enjoyable piece to play with, a toss-off, so to speak, to use up leftover paints on my palette and push myself to use some angular shapes. Fun in the doing and then fun in the viewing—about which I had few expectations.

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