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Layer (Abstract)

6 Mar

layer.edd.03.04.2014

 

I started this painting by washing the background with a couple distinct colors but yellow is predominant. Then I painted an initial design and kept adding successive layers of color inside the design matching it closely but with some variation. The result is this painting.

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12 Responses to “Layer (Abstract)”

  1. FreeRangeCow March 6, 2014 at 2:59 pm #

    I curious, texture-wise…does watercolor “layer” the way oil does? This is beautiful!

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    • said-simply March 6, 2014 at 3:25 pm #

      I’m not sure exactly because I’ve never painted with oils but it makes sense that they would layer differently texture wise. Thanks for the kind comment!

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      • FreeRangeCow March 6, 2014 at 3:27 pm #

        When you rub the surface of your watercolors, do you feel raised texture? I kinda think no cuz of how it’s mostly water…

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      • said-simply March 6, 2014 at 3:31 pm #

        Right not unless I intentionally use less water to create that texture feel. Tomorrow I’m posting a watercolor that has that texture feel.

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  2. Heartafire March 6, 2014 at 3:00 pm #

    You are inspiring me! Must paint.

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    • said-simply March 6, 2014 at 3:26 pm #

      Wonderful! I’ll watch for you to post some work.

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      • Hollis Hildebrand-Mills March 6, 2014 at 11:36 pm #

        I like this. On my phone the bottom was cut off. At first ( seeing it this way) I did not like it. But your fine sense of design and composition showed itself when the piece came into full view.

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      • said-simply March 6, 2014 at 11:40 pm #

        Ah thank you so much Hollis! Hey I sold my first painting through my online store. What a cool & humbling experience!

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      • Hollis Hildebrand-Mills March 7, 2014 at 1:20 am #

        I like the cool part. The humbling part? Were they idiots? And trying to get you to reduce your price? Anyway congratulations! I have never done that. See it pays to get yourself out there!

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      • said-simply March 7, 2014 at 2:06 am #

        Actually they paid my asking price no questions asked. I was surprised that anyone would actually want to own something I painted. It is thrilling to know one of my pieces has a new home in another state. Thanks much!

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  3. kateyaustinart March 7, 2014 at 9:24 pm #

    Great colors and movement, feel free to check out my work at http://www.kateyaustin.com, Cheers!

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    • said-simply March 8, 2014 at 2:18 am #

      Thanks Katey! I went to your site briefly. Your work intrigues me. I need to spend some more time exploring it.

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