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Old 01-27-2019, 05:50 PM
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Clematis

Another of my painted background efforts. This didn't quite go to plan as the background was a bit over-powering. Some of the various stages it went through are explained on my blog.


Inks, gesso stamp, gold acrylic splatter (detail)


Image painted with Golden Open white acrylic, fluid acrylic, watercolour pencil
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Beautiful! You say it didn't go as planned, but were you planning to add the flowers, or didn't you have anything specific in mind? I ask, because it's perfect!
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Re: Clematis

Cyndi, the flower arrangement was planned, but the background was too dominant for the original colours I intended to use. I really like some of the loosely painted background papers I use, but then I get too rigid when adding the subject. Perseverance is the name of the game!
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Ahhh...well, I love the way you adjusted and the colors you chose!
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Re: Clematis

Such a beautiful patterned background with the added stamping, etc., so very feminine.
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I love Clematis. This is beautiful work.
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Cyndi, Kay and Elinor - I really appreciate your comments.
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I've always loved clematis! One of the few flowers I can grow...lol! This really works with the flower shapes against the abstraction of the background and love the way the leafy shapes are more transparent.
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Thank you Carly.
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