Wednesday, May 18, 2011

Painting soulful art is not Expensive

     You do not a great deal of money to paint, nor to create a masterpiece.  My favorite painting I have done was done with a .50 piece of tile I found in an old apartment, along with a few choice colors of acrylic paint.  I also added a few river rocks (using a glue gun) for dimension.  Choose a photo that is worth replicating, preferably one nature ridden, as it is easy to embellish realistically. Select a photo that is dear to you and your soul,  just paint an outline, wash with a few prominent colors, and embellish the rest.  The work of art will be a treasure to you for a lifetime.  That is exactly how I feel about my "Searching the Sea" piece.  It may not be worth much to the average collector; yet I would not sell it in a million years.  Have fun and create a piece of yourself to last throughout the years!  Please send us a pic of your work:)

***acrylic paints cost as low as .50cents per tube***

***quick note about the piece above:  there used to be small pebbles glued to the bottom left, as well.  Through the years  and many moves they have fallen off.. Guess I should get a few more to glue on there!***

4 comments:

  1. I like the way you take time out of your busy life to imagine and create things. Most of us don't understand the importance of being creative as an adult. I wouldn't have thought about doing a painting on a tile; yours is really good. I also wouldn't have thought about making it 3D. Thanks for the good ideas!

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  2. this "Searching the Sea" looks very impressive. It looks like it would be in an art gallery that alot of well dressed people holding wine glasses would be admiring. natilee

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  3. To Natilee: they could hand me some cash and a glass of vino:) haha

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