This blog is my portfolio of artwork, a journal about my process of making art...and the things that I have no words for...


Sunday, November 01, 2009

Seasonal colors...

Elemental Autumn, Samhain, 10/31/2009, acrylic monotype on sumi paper mounted on canvas, 12 x 30 inches

I think it's finished...well, it's still sitting on the dining room table, I've picked at it all week, adding bits of this and that, I've given it a name anyway...if I make any changes they might be small ones...nothing drastic...unless I go crazy and decide to obliterate it...which I don't think I will do...

Bones of the Earth, Bronzed, 10/25/09, acrylic monotype on sumi paper mounted on canvas, 18 x 6 inches

This little guy...is from last week, I had to think about it, it started out red and then the red wasn't working, so I made it go away...it took a few layers...and I was ready to give up, but then I plopped that gold red that I used in Samhain all over it, like a glaze, and fooled around a bit more and now I think it's "done" the pale green square saved it for me, I might ponder it a little more, but, like with Samhain, I don't expect too much will change (of course if I do anything too crazy I'll be sure to post the results!)

This has been a rough week, my Fred's father is near death, these are difficult times...
an emotional rollercoaster...which has put many projects in limbo...exhaustion is taking its toll.

5 comments:

Blue Sky Dreaming said...

I must tell you this "Bones of the Earth" is a beauty! The gold/bronze/red glaze is killer! I just love the three shapes and the square above is beyond beautiful! Bravo!
My best wishes for you and your family in as you say "difficult times".

Mary Helen-Art Saves Lives said...

You are in my thoughts and prayers as you wade in these heavy waters. The light will carry you through the worst and guide you to a sunrise full of promise. I lost my beloved Mother a year ago and I still feel the pain each day...and yet she is with me very morning. Imagine and Live in Peace, Mary Helen Fernandez Stewart

Curio said...

Love the Samhain piece...the verticals, the circles, the clours all seem to work together to create an image that really reflects it's name. The second one is also perfect! I love that you describe your process as it is comforting to know I'm not alone in my creative torments.

Peace, calm and love are sent your way in these trying times.

Kelly Marszycki said...

These are wonderful works! Your description of the process is so engaging but also encouraging for intrepid exploration!

Seth said...

Both of these pieces are wonderful. There is such an organic and elemental feeling in each. The colors and textures are really compelling.