Thursday, September 16, 2010

Last of the Leaves

5" x 5"

This is the last of the leaf watercolors that I have been working on. I'm packing my watercolors away for a while, so I can work on some mixed media collages. I seem to cycle through phases in the studio, and I feel like it is time to let the watercolors rest.

I am painting cloth and canvas now and contemplating a series of collages that incorporate cloth as well as bits of unsuccessful watercolors. I still have leaves on my mind, so these collages will probably have a neutral palette.

Once the trees start changing colors, I'm sure I will be working in brighter colors. I seem to be inspired to create a new "Autumn" series each year, and I can already feel that in my heart this year as well. It is such fun to be an artist with natural inspiration all around!

4 comments:

Cynthia Schelzig,Cynnie said...

This is wonderful!!!...oh the cutie on the last post...woof, woof...toooo cute!!

Carol Blackburn said...

Karen..I thought this was a macro photo; it's awesome.

Elaine Millar said...

beautiful work!
tfs

YellowLemon in WhiteWorld said...

this painting looks real....nice piece

Yuki