I have been considering taking a new direction. One that is not totally foreign, but definitely more adventuresome.
Here I altered canvas substrates with modeling paste around the edges to make a frame. Then pressed various stamps into the paste for interesting texture and pattern. As it dried, a few cracks appeared. That I like. Several coats of acrylic paint was applied until I found my desired result. The centers received a few layers also of paper and gesso, paint and inked vintage encyclopedia pages and paper napkin applique.
8 x 10.
altered canvas paintings is this one called Potter's Shrine. It was a challenge because it contains many different processes. The frame ...
Here is a painting I did a few years back. It looks like a cool night in Autumn in the country. Just really not that way though here. St...
Green Tea Joy contains paper ephemera, acrylic paint, stamping and stenciling.
Creating faces can be challenging. We have certain ideas about just how one should look. The eyes show the most emotion and personality f...