I was inspired to play with watercolors again and the piece above was just that. I recently purchased Golden Acrylic Ground For Pastels and wanted to see how it would work with regular cardstock and watercolors. As you can see it worked beautifully and the colors stayed vibrant! I added a wash of colors to the paper once the layer of ground had dried and I saw flowers so I doodled them in with a white gel pen and black Pitt pen. The ground is super for using my Pan Pastels too.
This is a journal page which had been coated with a thin layer of the ground also. I had seen an advertisement in a magazine of a loosely painted face and had to give it a try. For this page I used only two brushes and a wet on wet technique for this effect:
Speaking of watercolor art:
Emma Kaufmann of StudioKaufmann.
Emma recently began painting a series of watercolor paintings featuring the traveling guinea pig (above left in Venice and above right in Paris). She is selling her products thru Redbubble.
I bought cards and they are so vibrant and of excellent quality! I already have one in a frame :) Do have a look at Emma's other gorgeous offerings too. I love when I can support a fellow artist. PS Emma, I 'd love to see that guinea pig travel to Ireland, Scotland and India just to name a few other places:):)
I also received another gorgeous watercolor card in the mail recently:
This is from another Paint Party Friday artist- SusanAriel whose beautiful watercolor art was featured on last week's PPF page! It is such a delicate painting and I just love it! Thank you so much dear Susan for thinking of me. Another piece to be framed:)
Linking my art projects this week to Art It Friday- Show Your Face and Paint Party Friday of course!
For T Stands for Tuesday I have this:
We had to take a road trip about an hour away and on the way back we went to McCoole's Red Lion Inn again for a late lunch. The food is always excellent and we had the same waitress we had some months ago who immediately recognized us:). Needless to say I didn't have to make anything for any dinner that evening-too full for anything else!
In my next post I will share the artists whose art I purchased (Mother's Day gift) at our local Mother's Day Sidewalk Art Show in town over the weekend.
Until then, happy creating and thank you for sharing your beautiful art!
" The flow of water and paint can be uncomfortable and crazy, but it is also freedom, an escape, therapy, joy, and oh yes, sensuous!" Angela Lynch