21 October 2015

Discover Imperfection !!

Good morning, Tracy here with a quick post today.

One of the most common phrases I hear when teaching is 'I can't do that' !!!
As adults we are so obsessed with our art being perfect that we forget to enjoy the process......
But when we let go of perfection amazing things happen......

If we just enjoy the process and fall in love with the colours and not think about the end result then we can truly enjoy our art. 

For this journal page I used the yummy dylusions paints in Fresh lime, London blue, Vibrant turquoise, Bubblegum pink and Lemon Zest for my background and just scraped them on with a palette knife keeping the layers thin so they would be ideal for painting on.

I love the way my beautiful fairy flower girl emerged onto the page, I sketched her out and then began to paint in the features using a mix of Dina Wakely heavy body white, magenta, turquoise and umber paints, and Golden's nickel azo yellow. I finished all the details with Inktense coloured pencils and White Posca pen.

So next time you think you can't create something beautiful, let go of your fears, throw down the colours and discover and embrace imperfection   

Thanks for stopping by
Bright and painty hugs


Karen said...

An absolutely stunning piece of art. Love the background, colours and girl - it's a gorgeous mixed media mix, The eyes really pop for me and they are wonderful Karen x

heARTistry said...

Thank you so much Karen for your lovely words you are very kind xx

miranda said...

She's a beauty!!
gr miranda