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Friday, December 6, 2013

drip. drip. drop: painting


Painting
Usually it starts like this:





I love my youngest son's face in this shot. ha!


and ends up like this:


Or it starts like this:














and ends up beautiful, like this:
wet on wet watercolor paintings




This day, it started like this, with little water drops from a dropper:





and this boy's idea to use water color instead of plain water




on paper 
switching colors
into and onto the painting



Reminded us of this Mother of Thousands plant. She produces delicate little drops, hanging off of her leaves, which in turn turn into plants themselves. Art is amazing. Nature is amazing. I love our Creator.

This particular day ended with this: 
violet leaves from the yard

violet lemon water
“Every portrait that is painted with feeling is a portrait of the artist, not of the sitter.” 
― Oscar WildeThe Picture of Dorian Gray

1 comment:

Michelle said...

I love this! Beautiful post. :)

In the top pic, is the colored paint being swirled into white paint? I've seen paint swirled in milk for a science experiment and that is what it reminded me of.