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Sunday, 17 March 2013

A walk in the woods...

For my birthday I treated myself to some new stretch canvases, and took a liking to these  100cm x 30cm (roughly 39" x 11") ones.
I have been wanting to try a landscape painting, so sketched a view from my head that is most likely the top side of Grenoside woods...
and started building layers of colour...
but I just wasn't "feeling" it. I decided that  don't really paint "things"...I paint "things energy"
So I got out a roller, splodged some paint on and covered the piece with energy :D
Then the shadow people made themselves visible...
and this is as far as I've got for now.
Looks like a bit of a rave gathering :D Will be interesting to see how this piece turns out :D
Enjoy :D XXX

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7 comments:

  1. I can't wait to see this completed! This a large canvas Gina! I love how you stated, you paint things energy! Very interesting! I understand, totally! I really connect with what you are saying!!

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  2. Loving it so far...definitely lots of energy there Gina.
    Can't wait to see how it develops.
    Hugs xx

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  3. How brave you are, to paint over that lovely scene you had created, and with red paint. But I can see why you did it and it certainly was the right decision. At the moment it's slightly threatening, with those people appearing like that, and it's really working.
    I shall think of you and this painting when I feel stuck with a canvas, and try to be braver.

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    1. It isn't as "dark" as it looks in the photos Jez, much warmer with deep oranges and purples...and feels like people gathering at sunset for a fire-lit party :D

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  4. Oh Gina that's fabulous stuff - loving the colours again!

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  5. Very interesting, Gina. Looks like those people are trying to understand where they are. ;)

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