I am eager to finish but it’s important to take my time. Flowers need time to bloom. Blue and orange are great together. Pinks and peaches bring out the lighter tones. Just go with your ideas and see what happens. In the end it’s going to be beautiful! Don’t worry about mistakes. Have fun. These colors make me smile Maybe do a few deep green leaves. Blues make orange look good. Hearts. I like where this is going.
These were just a few of my thoughts. I’ll finish this print tomorrow.
I did get to paint for an hour but I didn’t have time to let hours go by. I just gathered my supplies and painted. Out of nowhere candle lid stamps began to bloom. The best art happens when all you have is huge curiosity. You keep creating and find yourself in this flow. I had some left over blue and you know I had to paint another flower. Stamping with a fork, what a great idea.
I am reminded of this video of children painting their ceramic bowls. The video remined me of why artists create. An artist is in deep thought, connected to the idea. There’s no does this make sense. Or my lines are crooked. That is the best place to be. I tested out my new spray bottle with a little water and few drops of India ink Tomorrow I’ll reference my flower sketches to fill in areas with blooms and leaves.
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Time goes by and all of it is wonderful, these are my moments. I stamped and turned the stamps into blooms. The blooms were already there. It is I just needed to paint them. Green was for laying out details. Red isn’t a color I use in my artwork. Red is my mix in color. I mix red with blue, green and white. I’ve been using red to sketch . Red is assertive, energetic, exciting, passion, confidence, courage…do I need more reasons to make this color my sketching color? No. Red blooms with pink stems. Monotones! Love it.
Funny how this cheap watercolor paper turned out to be wonderful. You don’t need fancy tools all you need is you. I could do this all day. Using random objects is a reminder that everything is art. I should round up random objects and turn them into blooms. There’s so many ideas. The next part of my project will be to start painting. This is going to be great.
Seriously, walking down the isles of Blick makes me feel like a kid in a candy store. Exploring a website isn’t as fun but getting art supplies in the mail is fun tool. Forest Green, Mauve and Indigo are on my list.
I like to think that my flowers and everything I paint feels like summer. To me summer is a time for being lazy, reflection, falling in love, the outdoors., peace and feeling free. I love it all! I want summer every day of my life. There should always be time to stroll. Yes I should add this to my list of projects. A poster? A print? Someday a book? Say! Let me right that down. Anyway that’s the story behind my paintings. Oh and there’s this need to feed my curiosity by using fun tools to paint. Wait till you see tomorrow’s post!
I’m trying to up my color game. I bought these Royal & Langnickel acrylics. Aside from the blue and green, the pink and yellow aren’t my tones. With a little mixing I was able to come up with colors I could work with.
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This week I am going to paint this again. Ditch the block letters for my hand writing? Add more flowers? Stamp flowers? What random objects could I use to make my blooms? Brighter peaches and pinks? Oh yeah!
It is going to be good. I have lots more ideas. Oh I love where my art is going.
I am a visionary artist who paints blooms of optimism, mostly
Not because of a trend. Not because of money. Not because I’m great at it, particularly. I simply painted these. I thought about what I like, where my curiosity lives. You know what, these are some of my favorite ideas!
Today I looked back at my yearly goals and while I feel closer to my dreams I have some time to go.
The Swagger book came at a great time! Next week I’ll be looking at color. I’m going to do some lettering and I’m just going to paint. What Creative bloom has taught me is t all I need to do is trust my skills my ideas.
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Love making these flowers. So easy to make and different beautiful petals every time. I’m posting this right now because I need a reminder to keep creating keep making art. I am my best tool. Here’s to creating more. Here’s to just making art and being you.
The gardens of the world, in my neighborhood, in Holland on a ranch in Mexico blooms are breezing in the sun. Each has it’s charm, its color. Color is one of the reasons why I love flowers. I have been walking to and from work for years. Yes I’d enjoy the peace clear my mind and get ready to start the day. Oh but these days I let the color and the evening breeze calm me. I never noticed the texture, the patterns and shapes. To think of it now.
A few nights ago, I watched an abstract flower artist video. Her brush strokes and color mixing made me want to paint. I am talking the kind of painting where you show up, paint and magic happens. The next day I got out my supplies and painted. I wanted magic, my magic. I think I found it! Motivation. Momentum. Flow. Love. Peace. Authenticity. Yes all the above.
Here’s the instructions:
paint wavy cloud circles in monotone colors
add water to blend color and form flowers
Add a second layer (do this once the watercolor dries)
The best part is the above are guidelines. Do what you want. Paint your own blooms. Have fun!
I posted a story idea for these blooms on pinterest. You can follow me there too.