OK, I am not really feeling Blue,
in fact this particular blue, Thalo Blue
is usually my nemesis.
Very little will take over the world in minutes.
Well, it WILL take over your painting very easily.
So one of the things about painting 30 paintings in 30 days
is you get to experiment.
Play with the "What ifs"
So I decided to play with the idea of using the color I liked the least.
What I learned was that with a little mixing,
a little Ultramarine, a little umber,
Thalo Blue is my new favorite color.
In fact, it just took wings and flew onto the canvas.
Click on the picture for more information. Prints are available here.
Also, I will be teaching at Missouri Artists on Main
in St. Charles,
beginning September 23.
There are still some spaces available.
Click on the Classes and Workshop page for more information
or contact me on the contact page!
Kathleen Barnes, Paintdiva
Art is my passport to a limitless journey. When I am not exploring my materials on a technical level, there is visual exploration before me. When that seems a bit thin, there is a deep calling from the realm of my imagination. Sometimes all three come together in a perfect storm. That storm, that combination of the real, the imagined and the very paint and canvas is what calls me daily, and I answer as much as I can.....