July 22, 2013

Day 194

I don't always get a chance to post pics on a daily basis, it's more like a weekly thing now because I am usually in the art studio painting up a storm.  This is one of several small paintings I did for what I hope will be a  "Wabi-Sabi Abstract" workshop using water-media and lots of interesting texture techniques.  Metal tools are one thing I tend to collect and I love to hunt for them at my local yard sales.  The texture in the background of this painting could be made using at least 4 maybe 5 different tools that are easy to find, but this one was created using a notched, metal scrapper and gouache paints.  Fun! 

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