Monday, 11 October 2010

Pouring FOG

Here I go with another painting using the pouring technique..  this time I am being very daring and not having a drawing on the paper at all.

I want to see what I "feel" this painting should be.

So here is the first photo, just some masking fluid, poured onto dry paper - and combed downwards - with a hair comb, yes!



and the second, after the paint is poured.
I stared at the paper, this way and that, trying to decide what to paint as a subject. 




I decided that the paper should be sited this way up - and that the left hand side reminded me of wheat or barley blowing in the wind..

I wonder if you can see that?
I wonder what you would have made of this background?


Tomorrow you will find out what I did - because I took this background to art club, and finished the whole painting within the two hour class!

9 comments:

  1. I can't wait to see the finished result Pat! I love the colours, they are my favourite :0)

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  2. I'm looking forward to it! Pretty colors!

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  3. Sono curioso di scoprire la sorpresa! Chissà che meraviglia!

    ciao
    Francesco

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  4. Hmmmm....I'm thinking you could've also taken the middle image and turned it vertically the opposite of what it is and painted a fall scene with a river and lots of trees. I can't wait to see what you came up with either!!

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  5. Thanks Sandra, hope you like the finished result! xx

    Thanks, Katherine - they aren't my normal palette, but I do like to experiment! xx

    Grazie, Francesco , spero si pensa che è meraviglioso quando lo vedi! Ciao xx

    Gretchen, yes - I suppose I could have done! I did think maybe a willow the way the middle one is, but the horizontal impression of barley was the strongest! So there is grain in there, somewhere!

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  6. I love the colors too! Can't wait to see it finished!

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  7. Pat- You are so brave, no drawing! I am looking forward to the painting!
    Sheryl

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  8. Thanks, Debi and Sheryl. xx
    Not long to wait now :)

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  9. Hello, Pat, I came too see and, yes, this is something I think you should do to use more of your right brain to paint ( I have to do the opposite, I tend to forget techniques and make a mess, spoiling everything. From five or six watercolors I make I save one...just one more thing: I wouldn't use masking fluid. Just leave some points dry and the watercolor wont go there. I like very much the way you use the brush, very soft, it is not easy. loved the colors selection also. Now I'll try to find the final work.Bye!

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