Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Quick & Quixotic 7

Have I mentioned that Jay and Christine's wedding celebration is taking place in ten days?

So exciting—such a happy, busy time for this mother of the groom!

Again today, I grab just a few minutes to paint. I'm so glad for those few quick minutes of capricious unpredictable adventuring in a day otherwise filled mostly with tasks requiring the services of my left brain.

Love the transformation that took place on my bit of unstretched canvas!

work in progress
12x16"; unstretched canvas
working title: quick & quixotic 7

A few spectacular detail photos—look at these volunteer compositions:







6 comments:

  1. The first thing I observe, mainly in the details, is a sense of the surreal! Especially love the texture of those paint blobs! I guess if this was paper it would already have been cut!

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    1. Carol, thanks for commenting. My days have felt a little surreal of late, though I don't know that I would have thought to call up that word; guess the surreality is playing out in paint!

      The textures are appealing to me, too—the depth/height of the green 'blobs' and the collage edges and wrinkles in the sky.

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  2. The size! The texture! That serene palette! I cannot imagine how you find time to get in the zone with a wedding in the works. Such excitement!!!

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    1. Isn't the texture grand fun? I love the bumps, blemishes, and backbones. The serene palette is probably subconscious self-soothing! And getting into the painting zone is how I cope with a wedding in the works : )

      Much excitement, any way you slice it!

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  3. Serene and peaceful, yet slightly energetic. Love it!! LOVE the close ups too. Some look like views in outer space. All of them are mini masterpieces :)
    10 days! WOW, you ARE busy! Best wishes to you all :)

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    1. Sheila, I'm liking the serene-peaceful-slightly energetic combo you identify! Also appreciate your seeing outer space imagery with your fresh eye—I got 'stuck' seeing water. I do love seeing these mini masterpieces—volunteer compositions feel like such gifts to me.

      Yeah. Busy. Oy! Thanks for your kind wishes.

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