Y2 Art Resolutions #5: Buried But Not Obscured

I could not help myself. When you begin to experiment with layering media, the evolutions can be surprising. Exhilarating. And the ideas relentless. After experimenting with a blue palette the other day, I wondered how transparent gold and warm reds would change the personality of the mediocre painting of Cortona. Transformed. Then I wondered what adding a contrasting value in complementary colored chalk/pencil would do. I’m enchanted. It makes me think of the Hobbits and other worlds. Oh, the joy in play.

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About vbassoc

Donna Van Bogaert is a researcher and consultant in the field of cognitive styles, health communication, and organizational communication and behavior. Her business, Van Bogaert & Associates, Inc., specializes in cognitive-based coaching, management consulting, and leadership development. When the winds are blowing her way, she travels and talks about workplace potential and creative problem solving. In another life, Donna sings jazz. For a very long time, she fronted two 18-piece big bands —All That Jazz (Madison, WI) and The Gardenia Big Band (Rockford, IL). She currently resides in Cincinnati, Ohio where, in a third parallel universe, she leads a media branch of a national research institute. Mostly she has returned to painting, poetry, and plotting the next chapter of her life.
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One Response to Y2 Art Resolutions #5: Buried But Not Obscured

  1. cynth23 says:

    Love the look of the layering 👻

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