|Wild shores ( mixed media collage)|
Last weeks post had an autumnal theme....
This week... well lets wind the clock back a few months to warmer days. We all have favourite seasons and Summer is mine. I dislike the cold and damp days of November and am constantly complaining of cold toes and fingers, so here is a little piece of Summer sunshine.
I finished this canvas a few weeks ago and hadn't got round to sorting through my photos till now to share with you how it was made.
It's not often that Scotland can look Mediterranean but on a day back in August it DID! ;)
I was driving along the coastal road marvelling at the sparkle of the deep azure sea when I noticed a carpet of wild Montbretia tumbling down to the sea.
In the UK it is a garden plant so I am not sure how it ended here!
A cascade of golden orange blooms...
The sea was collaged first
Then moving down the canvas more pieces of paper tumble down to the sea.
The distant hills of mainland Scotland are added.
along with liberal amounts of gesso
Purple foil and discarded sweet wrappers are added to the foreground to add sparkle.
And very last of all I add the montbretia blooms...
Made from hand printed mulberry papers
and also.paint party friday
Roll on Summer 2015.... :)