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Forever Young

Tuesday, 13 November 2012


It's funny, but whenever someone asks for 'Forever Young' by Bob Dylan, 
they always want it on black! Great for a 21st birthday present, but for a new baby? Well... it makes more sense to give something that will grow with them!


Turquoise-y blues & greens stand out wonderfully on the black canvas.... I really liked the shadow cast by the cling film! Scrunched up cling film laid onto wet acrylic randomly daubed across the canvas create amazing patterns. It works with watercolour on paper too... 
and you can manipulate the film & squish it around a bit to help blend the colours. 


Look at the textures! I've even heard of someone 'injecting' colour into the folds 
to add more colour to the veins in the patterns.


Flashes of silver add a little more light & excitement.... hmmm, on this photo the blue looks a bit patchy, but it was more blended in real life!





4 comments:

Laura 13 November 2012 at 19:01  

how beautiful!!!! I hope that you will consider sharing an offering for this year's 4th annual gratitude word quilt. You can find information about the project and how to participate at the top of my blog.

Caterina Giglio 13 November 2012 at 21:03  

you are so right, the color is perfect and really pops... your work is so outstanding... xx

Suzi Smith 13 November 2012 at 22:10  

of course i'll be adding to the quilt laura
(anyone else who reads, do pop over to http://www.shinethedivinecreativityisaspiritualpractice.com/2012/10/gathering-gratitude-quilt-time-again.html)

Thanks caterina x

Rose 14 November 2012 at 08:29  

Love it! *hugs* I really love turquoise.... never thoguht of putting it with black though!

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