Monthly Archives: September 2014
Yay! It’s the weekend. I started working on this painting last night, using one of the several layered backgrounds I made during my staycation.
I had no idea what it would become and just let it evolve as I was making it. So it turned out that the painting wanted to be a sea nymph, one who has been living on land and feeling like a fish out of water.
I used acrylics, water soluble crayon and inktense for the main painting, then added paper cut text and shapes painted with inktense to give texture.
Hi all, I’m now on week 2 of my staycation and the time has just flown by.
I’ve managed to finish a whimsical rainbow mermaid after taking a willowing online class.
Whilst it was drying (on my macbook..oops) I popped out to the London Graphics Centre in Covent Garden to pick up a few art supplies.
I’m loving the Neocolor II water soluble crayons and Golden Fluid Acrylics.
On the way home I popped into the Gilbert and George exhibition in Bermondsey.
And then explored the area for a while, many years ago I lived in a converted loft in Bermondsey and love the historical shabby feel of the area, although like much of London it is becoming ever more gentrified.
Update! A print is now available in my etsy store here https://www.etsy.com/uk/listing/203125731/rainbow-mermaid-art-print
I popped outside to take some photos of this year’s Harvest Moon, I last captured it in timelapse during 2011, video below