Pour Art

I haven’t been able to do anything in the sewing room, what with a gimpy foot and all. Even handwork is out of the question since I have to keep the puffy little thing elevated (at the moment it looks like a watermelon), which keeps me at an odd angle on the couch, which means more beads fall on the floor than get captured by my needle. The only thing I have to look at is older work, such as this small canvas.

My art critique group held a play date where we all made two pieces by pouring paint over canvas. For once, I choose a restrained color scheme, and the results were much better than anything I’ve ever tried with paint.

The small canvas looks like an architectural detail to me, while the piece above reminds me of a satellite image, or perhaps a riverscape. I’m not sure what I will do with either canvas. For the moment, I’m reveling in the knowledge that less really can be more.

Luck and wisdom!

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4 Responses to “Pour Art”

  1. Elaine Schmitz Says:

    Lovely. I hop you turn one of them into a quilt.

  2. timetowritenow Says:

    Wow, Lani, I love the effect. The bottom one looks like a hand pointing and above it a face lying down and facing our left.

  3. LTodd Says:

    Interesting images.

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