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Sunday, 10 March 2013

Baaaad Bloggee....

I have been a terrible blogger this caught up in a large mixed media painting that I'm not ready to share yet, so thought I better make something to share :D
I made this 8x8 canvas a few weeks ago..but ruined it by picking up my silver paint instead of iridescent medium, which obliterated all the yummy colours that had been the background :/
So out came the gesso today...and started again...
The new challenge over at The  Game is to create something with an image of some one sleeping. I can't believe I didn't have such an image in my massive stash, so I drew my own.
and started adding paint...

I normally start with a busy background, but this time just worked onto the white textured surface...
in primary colours, with a dry brush.
Then added some of my fav viridian green...and edged with a bit of black.
I like her...not sure if she is sleeping or dead, but I do like the simplistic "scruffy" style to this painting.
I am calling this piece "Sweet Dreams", and it is my entry for this weeks "A Piece a Week"
Enjoy :D XXX


  1. love it Gina all the texture and colour is wonderful thanks for playing with us at the game. Hugs Sara DT for the game

  2. I think she's sleeping :) A fantastic piece of art.

  3. This is fantastic. I love this style as well. She is a sleeping beauty. The colours are glorious.

  4. She's gorgeous - looks like she's having a good sleep too. She might like to give some of us some lessons. Love it, Gina. xoDonna

  5. Love the texture you created to paint on and the beautiful lady, she looks as though she is having sweet dreams.
    hugs {brenda} x0x

  6. Gorgeous much texture and I love the bold colours.
    Hugs xx

  7. I love her glowing halo! She is having sweet dreams! Love her Gina!

  8. Oh Gina the texture on this is fabulous!

  9. Gina, what can i say? This IS absolutely FABULOUS!! love the texture and colors :)
    Thanks for playing THE GAME!
    love and hugs,