Jen W (meadowood) wrote in artsomofo,
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Day 9...

Day 9


... and another house. This one reminded me very much of a beach house - even though the photo was on some suburban street, Somplace U.S.A - so the background was done in aqua and blue and a touch of Hansa yellow. But of course it was too bright so I brought it down a notch or two with some payne's gray. I glued down the image and scumbled some titanium white over the textural background which ended up looking just like waves. And I *could* have left it just like that. Only it seemed to easy. Or it wasn't quite sitting right. Or my muse was having a very finicky, "I. Just. Don't. Like. It." kinda day. And because I've learned not to argue with "The Boss", proceeded to frig around with it for another ... TWO HOURS. Adding ink marks. Wiping them off. Adding different washes. Wiping them off. Added some stamped fish. Wiped them off, too. The base was getting quite muddy so I added some more titanium white to clean things up, spontaneously grabbing my ever-ready sequin waste and pushed it into the wet paint. "Ahhhh! Yes!," said the muse. And I was once more on track! We moved from a seaside feel to a house-in-the-clouds motif which was fine with me as long as we were just about done! A wash of payne's gray to settle the house in the clouds and I'm declaring this: "FINI"!
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