Monday, August 8, 2011

Yoakum County Art Show

 Spring is Here

Our annual art show was this past week. It went great. Lots of hard work, but it is always fun.  I got a 1st place on a portrait of the fisherman. (earlier post) and won 3 second places. Seven pieces sold, and am very honored that people buy my art. 'Spring is Here' is a new painting, and it won a 2nd place, along with 'Fashion Statement' and 'Rodeo Clown'..Both earlier posts.
I actually started 'Spring painting' a few years ago, and I put it up, then dug it out and finished it.
It is watercolor, with cut out flowers and  then collaged onto the painting.
  I painted the paper in shades of blue with watercolor, then used one of those metal cutters and cut out all the tiny petals.

Experimenting with squares

 I wanted to experiment some so I cut up small squares from a magazine, then spread some glue on a 9x12 watercolor paper and then dropped th...