I recently sold my first piece of art! I didn’t even have to try and the buyer was really psyched about it- such a great moment.
Even tho it’s gone , I wanted to share it and the process with you.
I did a bigger canvas than usual- 22×24 If I remember correctly.
Let me get right to the pics:
So you can see the first photo is me laying down some texture on a gessoed canvas with texture paste and my Catalyst tools. After that I used a mixture of colors to get my background. I really love all the contrast and depth. Next photo- adding some gesso, darker colors here and there.
Next, some random sized and colored blocks with some outlining which I covered with a wash of gray brown paint mixed with Golden Acrylic Glazing Liquid, which I wiped with a baby wipe after a minute or so.
A little fine tuning of the colors, then adding strips and blocks or darker colors- black, brown and some acrylic ink-which I turned into lollipop flowers surrounded by dots of liquid pearls.
I posted this on FB and almost immediately I had an offer-higher than the price I quoted them, btw-so woot! Hopefully one of many, although any artist knows it isn’t always easy to part with our work because each piece is a part of us.
The last photo is of all the products that were used to create this piece. I call it ” The Garden”. I hope you enjoyed it!