Category Archives: Acrylic

Paint, mediums, varnishes, etc.

Finding a Door to My Secret Garden

On May 5th, I showed you this painting: Quite a few layers have followed, and this is the latest result: Viewing it on the screen like this, I can see I’m not done yet. Advertisements

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Stitched and Painted Collage

I stitched together an array of shapes, mostly in blue, which I then covered all over with a transparent yellow. There were some red sections, which turned orange, of course. I then spontaneously added some black lines.┬áHere is where it’s … Continue reading

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The Sleeper

This is a new hybrid: I painted a background and very rough figure, which I then refined, somewhat, in Photoshop Elements, using the clone stamp and the textures that were already present. I kept going with the blue figure. It’s … Continue reading

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Anything Is Fair Game

I discovered that I love painting on construction paper. I know, I know–all the objections. I don’t care. And by the time I’m through with it, it has so much paint and medium, it might as well be pure acrylic. … Continue reading

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I Didn’t Know I Was Such a Grid Girl

Grids and circles, circles and grids. When I go to paint, that’s what I do. Perhaps it’s reflecting my life right now, which seems to be caught in a grid of someone else’s manufacturing. This is a common dilema throughout … Continue reading

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Broken

This is my entry for the 2011 Grand National Quilt Show, that will take place in The Joseph Schneider Haus in Kitchener, from May 15 to September 11, 2011. My paper quilt is called Broken, and is 34″ wide x … Continue reading

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Still On the Wall, But a Little More Contained

The picture I am presenting here is not the best photo– it was taken late in the day, with my little digital camera, of this piece hanging on my living room wall. But it does demonstrate the direction my work … Continue reading

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A Good Fit

It seems to me that a stitched painting will be enhanced by a stitched matte. If I stitch it myself, I have so many options for enhancing the matte to be a good fit for the painting. I have painted … Continue reading

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When nature shows a fist

Seeing those images of yesterday’s devastation in Japan makes the heart feel sick. When nature shows a fist, it slams down hard.

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Full Fathom Five

My Journal page start has undergone a sea change (full fathom five). I now call it Purple Heart. A brave heart has a spillover effect: in its presence, others find courage, too.

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