A Throwback on Thursday

What does an artist post on her blog when she hasn’t had time for making art? Old Art!

Well, its not that old, I believe I did this one at some point in 2014, it might have 2013 though….  hmmm…

I haven’t decided on a title for this abstract piece yet, in fact, I had forgotten all about it until I started looking through my mixed media sketch book. This was done with sharpies.  You probably recognize the similar style between this one and Inlets to Illusion, all of the pieces done in this style are intuitive, in that there isn’t a set plan other than to do something different in each little section of the painting, just whatever feels right. The smaller ones, like this, that I can hold in my lap and work on, are quite relaxing, almost meditative to work on.  Inlets to Illusion wasn’t as relaxing because it was too big to carry with me and work on when I had a minute, instead, I had to set aside time, pull out my easel, and dedicate myself to working on it. But this smaller piece just came with me to various places and I worked on it while I talked to people, while I waited at the doctors office, or whenever.  This picture of it is lower resolution than what I use for prints, I just used my scanner for this, I’ll get better images and upload it to Fine Art America soon.   If anyone has a title idea, let me know!

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4 Responses to A Throwback on Thursday

  1. I really like the first picture! Well psych!

  2. I enjoyed reading this! I love the colors in this painting. I have enjoyed reading several of your posts about art and the creative process.