I super-loathe this page. I was not sure where it was going--even until the end. I ended up just calling it done because I just lost my appetite for this page. Oh well, I guess I can't love all of them.
Some gesso through a stencil: a beautiful thing. I'm going to try to "dark" on this one in honor of Halloween. I'm not usually very good at creepy stuff, so this will be 100% experimentation. Here goes! Check back tomorrow for the video!
I HAVE escaped the cage. My wings ARE stretched out. I am about to fly. (Just a fair warning to all of you listening--exciting things are happening!)
Watch the time-lapse video for this page on YouTube: https://youtu.be/Jzq_iY8hqsc
I am going to be running out of time for making these everyday. It's a good thing, but I'll still make them as much as possible. Here's another background and page #37....
Forgot to post the prepped page yesterday...I was um...busy. So, I'm up to things. Those things will be revealed in the coming weeks, but it is VERY EXCITING. Just trust that YES, there are good things on the horizon. Collage, acrylic paints, gel pen, prismacolor marker.
Time-lapse video here: https://youtu.be/AJDaNrI1Hw4
A little ink blot test here. What did I see? A glass vase with roses. This page was fun. Used India inks, charcoal and matte medium, a little bit of acrylic paint, and good ol' gel pen for the lettering.
Time-lapse video is here: https://youtu.be/sKcyWY-rU4A
I wasn't really in the mood to do a self portrait, but it just happened. Using no brushes--that was the challenge to myself. Pallete knife, fingers only. It's kind of horrible. But, posting everything I make in my journal because I really just don't have time to be picky. This page was made shortly after a rather painful (I would call it a conversation, but I really didn't get many words in) scolding from someone who I thought loved me. I'm thinking I was wrong about that thought since there's been no further contact. So, this was just the art therapy I needed to get through it. I'm not over it, but I feel like I finally was able to say what I needed. There. Moving on.
Background 16. Angry scraping of paint. Just working out some icky feelings here. I'll get back to where I'm happy and cheerful soon enough, but let's face it: you're gonna see all my moods this year. ALL. OF. THEM. Lucky you! :)