When we meet a new person, we often ask them about their favorites. It helps us to get to know them better. It's part of developing the relationship.
List your favorites. Start with these:
My favorite color:
My favorite place:
My favorite food:
Apply this idea to getting to know your creativity better.
My favorite artist:
My favorite art medium:
My favorite color combination:
By exploring and experimenting with various mediums and techniques, favorites emerge. While I do enjoy the soft nuances of watercolors, I tend to gravitate towards the acrylics because they are so versatile.
I like to play around with various ways to incorporate words to my art page. For today, I want to share a simple technique that is a great springboard for a variety of ways to handle lettering on a page.
First, I painted each background with acrylic craft paints. I have been drawn to purples and turquoises lately.
Click here for a short clip from the documentary, Gerhard Richter Painting.