Monday, March 30, 2009

Queen Jewels!

I have been slowly tinkering with a new painting for awhile now. Despite all my best efforts (ok, maybe they were a little half-fast!)- I have still been going slow on any new pieces of any sort. Last night my inspiration struck again and *poof* a new piece was born.

It began as a simple creative jump-start attempt you all may remember from a previous post:

The purple canvas. At the time I had no idea what I even wanted to do with it. After leaving it be for a while I realized it was too purple and needed something. This was born:

Still nothing was coming to me. Then - I would love to add "in a dream" - but this just isn't true - movies just get your hopes up for things, huh? :) - an idea finally came to me. Inspiration struck and I was on my way with nothing going to stop me.

"Queen" 8x10 stretched canvas. Mixed media: papers, gel medium, confetti, stamps, ink, acrylics, button, thread, fabric flower, glitter & masking tape.

I LOVE the results. This is hands down one of my fav pieces so far. It has so much detail that the photos do not do it justice (in fact they don't really impress me - I should try to take them again.) This is one for my permanent collection. One I will never let go. Replicate - maybe! Take cues from - definitely!

My very own piece of art with all of my furbabies in one! :)

So my overall suggestion to all you fledgling artists, tinkerers or just creative folks who are in a rut - pull out all your supplies and just start somewhere - it will come to you - even if it takes a few weeks! You never know - it may be your great masterpiece! :)


Cathy Mendola said...

Adorable! I just love your dog and cat collages. Fantastic!

SiameseRMe said...

Excellent artwork. I think it is one of your best to date. A keeper for sure!

suziart said...

Too fab!!! I have 5 cats and 4 dogs!! Great blog!
Xo, Suzi