Wednesday, April 5, 2017

4/5/17

Purple Flowers
It is beginning to feel a bit spring like here now. Yesterday we had a glorious day long rain and today is typically April. Cool and cloudy. It can't come too soon for me.

I found a new (to me) paper that I like working on much better than my usual hot press watercolor paper. It is a special paper for acrylic paints and it is so sturdy, I just love it. You can find it here:

I used it on the above painting as well as a new technique I learned from Caterina Giglio called decollage. I like it as a background as it is neutral but not a bright white. By the way Caterina has some wonderful you tube videos with all sorts of interesting techniques that she shares freely.  Check them out!

By for now!

3 comments:

Laura Chalifoux said...

Love this piece, Roberta! Looks like we're really going to get Spring weather next week - hurray!!!

Carol- Beads and Birds said...

This is another piece that will be one of my favorite of your designs. Love the color, flowers and design. Spring IS here, though it snowed last night.
xx, Carol

Caterina Giglio said...

I just love the background, and it is subtle but lends so much texture. just love your florals, and thanks always for the kind shout out! I so appreciate it, Roberta! Thank you so very much!!