Corinne maakt

My drawing and painting life

Flowers of sadness

Jul8_flowers of saddness WIP2 44

Photo of painting while still wet. 20 x 20 cm, acrylic paint on watercolor paper.

I love the Ftalocyanine blue and Hookers green together making a dark blue green in this piece. Coupled with some other blues and greens they form a nice background for the ‘flowers’.

The series goes on and on. For a while I was scared that painting these small paintings would soon get boring, but the thing is: there are still surprises in this for me. I still find new imagery. Some days the paints make real gritty finger tips and messy paintings, other days I get these simple images that seem to be so right. Happy with this one, even though it was sparked by a sad feeling.

I do like them best when still wet. The paint still shines. But most of the paint is matte, so the dried version looks a little more dull. I will be working on some of them a little longer – so they stay as shiny as this.

July 8, 55 days to go. #yearofdailycreating

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4 comments on “Flowers of sadness

  1. Sheila Marie Delgado
    July 13, 2016

    Makes me think of an underwater scene, full of life and movement.

  2. kathiwerner
    July 13, 2016

    Wonderful colors!

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