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« on: May 30, 2007 10:04:33 PM »

I've been on such an ATC kick for so long, that last night I got inspired to create on a bit larger scale.  Not much bigger, but a bit.

Here is the first, it's called 'Facing the Music'.  (duh).

Watercolors and Gesso and India Ink painted on. It's 8x8"
The scan isn't good for it, the colors are nicer IRL.


And next, these 2 are both 6x6". 


 
Painted with India Ink On Crossword printed paper.
I think these would be striking in LARGE black frames in a modern home...for the word lover too (since they are crosswords)

And Last, "Purpled Picasso Person" is 5x7".

Purple inked first, then watercolored.  I'm going to do a few more of these.

I also have a few more in progress, but they aren't done yet.  I'm trying to spend my extra time doing something more productive than make mass amounts of ATCs.  These will hopefully be the start of that.

(thanks also to Blueskysunburn, for the paper I painted these on!)

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« Reply #1 on: May 30, 2007 10:08:12 PM »

I absolutely love the first and last one. First because I love music and how'd you get it to be transparent? Absolutely amazing. It looks very peaceful too.

Last one, because it is just so you! And my favorite color!

Love your subject heading as well! Cheesy
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« Reply #2 on: May 30, 2007 10:09:31 PM »

I absolutely love the first and last one. First because I love music and how'd you get it to be transparent? Absolutely amazing. It looks very peaceful too.

Last one, because it is just so you! And my favorite color!

Love your subject heading as well! Cheesy

It's watercolors, so that's why you can see right through!  Smiley
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« Reply #3 on: May 30, 2007 10:10:56 PM »

I absolutely love the first and last one. First because I love music and how'd you get it to be transparent? Absolutely amazing. It looks very peaceful too.

Last one, because it is just so you! And my favorite color!

Love your subject heading as well! Cheesy

It's watercolors, so that's why you can see right through!  Smiley
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Haha, um, I knew that. Cheesy

Sorry I'm a newbie at all of this.
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« Reply #4 on: May 30, 2007 11:05:44 PM »

i LOVELOVE the purple one!!

nice job on all of them!
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« Reply #5 on: May 30, 2007 11:25:34 PM »

I agree.  The purple one is my favorite, too.

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« Reply #6 on: May 31, 2007 04:41:41 PM »

I can't even decide which one is my favorite. Love them all.
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« Reply #7 on: May 31, 2007 06:20:20 PM »

Very nice. I really did not know gesso and watercolor would work together...I assumed gesso would repel the watercolor.
Thank you for showing me a great example of my wrong assumption! Cheesy
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« Reply #8 on: May 31, 2007 06:31:33 PM »

i love how you used sheet music and crosswords as canvas, but i do have to say the last one is my favorite! stunning!
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« Reply #9 on: May 31, 2007 07:17:56 PM »

Very nice. I really did not know gesso and watercolor would work together...I assumed gesso would repel the watercolor.
Thank you for showing me a great example of my wrong assumption! Cheesy

actually, you can sort of mix them too, for a slightly transparent, tinted pastelish gesso... Wink
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