The last two weeks I've spent a day at a friend's painting with her. We really accomplished a lot. Now I need to do something with them.
This one is Gold Gesso mixed with print paste and combed with a texture tool from the hardware store.
Red is another color gesso comes in. This one also had print paste and using a stencil, I lifted the paint with a damp sponge to create the flowers.
Another stencil and wet sponge. One of my favorite stencils is one with 3 grids of different sized squares.
We also did some washes and had great fun. Doing the painting with a friends really generates idea as you check each others work.
This morning I was able to rescue the little lizard that came in yesterday.. We don't often see them in the damp NW, and I think it was cold in our "unseasonal" weather-it seems more like fall than spring. I kept trying yesterday but couldn't figure out a way to move it without hurting it. It was between the wall and a major piece of furniture that I couldn't move. I thought of vacuuming it but couldn't find it when I was doing that-didn't really want to try that method because it would be hurt. I couldn't grab it where it was. This morning is was in an area where I could put a towel over it to gently pick it up and take it outside. I'm glad.