|Mixed up and lost Daisy; collage,/acrylic on re-cycled floorboard|
|mix it monthly|
Sometimes things don't turn out to plan..
The path you were going to take gets confused...
you go off in a totally different direction!
|a bit of inspiration from Connie|
I did start of with good intentions to go down the Picasso route, but I went to see the Great Gatsby last week, which was amazzzing!I Loved the glamorous costumes and vivid colours and thought I would go for a 1930s style lady making the most of the hat and gloves and all things stylish. I reworked her face in Acrylics and used heavy modelling paste to make the folds in her dark dress. I also used an Iridescent medium over the dress to make it sparkle. I kept the colours muted and cool so the sleeves and accessories would pop out.
|I used he pattern from Connie's Picasso lady for the sleeves|
|And gave her some lemon yellow gloves|
|Work in progress, the dress was layered in lots of black gesso and modelling paste|
The piece is collaged and painted on a piece of old wooden floorboard, it gives a lovely solid substrate. I know Sandra over at Doris's daughter uses floorboard panels to great effect and I have quite a bit of re-cycled timber to hand so thought I would give it a go! I must say I loved working on wood so much, it has inspired me to try again!
I am not sure why this glamorous lady is lost and alone on the Scottish hills. She definitely doesn't look dressed for the wild outdoors! That's where I thought I would link to the APR this week where the theme is the Bizarre. I guess she has a long and very complicated story to tell :)
And just to show I haven't forgotten completely about dear old Picasso here's another little piece on watercolour board, a bit more in tune with the theme.
|Mix it monthly|
I'm also linking my' little lost Daisy' in to this week Take a word for the first time. The theme is Cool colours!
As I said it may be June but the Scottish hillside still can be a bit chilly, bet Daisy wishes she had brought a jumper!
Linked to Paint party Friday!!!! a happy place where like minded souls share their love of all things arty.