Thursday, 10 November 2011

Just for Fun - Favourite Colours

Neet is continuing to look at all our favourites, this week it's colour.   This is almost as bad a favourite stamp I love colour!

One colour family that features quite a lot on this site is Green.   The meeting of warm (Yellow) and cool (blue) but sitting in the cool range.   Related to gold an all year round presence on this island I love green, with blue a close second.

For this 15.5" x 12.5" canvas I started with soft pastel covering the whole and allowing the frame to show with darker lines.   Using different shades of green patterns were drawn onto the surface, different  colours were added as the design went on.  Some blues and yellows were included.   When the background was OK the canvas was sprayed with Glimmer mists and Cosmic Shimmer sprays in shades of green.   Next the Shimmer green pastel dragged down from the top.   Viva Ferro in gold spread around the bottom right corner and the two lines in the center of the canvas.   Metal leaves cut with the TH tattered leaves die stuck into the ferro.    Viva Croco in Turquoise spread roughly over the top corners, giving the piece a lot of depth.    Finally twisted sari silk describes a creeper spreading over the canvas.   I'm rather pleased with the resulting celebration of Green.

Von and Neet have their own favourite colours to share check them out at Just for Fun.

16 comments:

  1. A feast of beautiful colour and I love the materials you have used - such a creative use of the sari silk.
    Thanks for becomng a follower - much appreciated.

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  2. What a beautiful piece of artwork you have created. It seems so peaceful and I want to be there

    xxx

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  3. Very pretty, Zoe, love your choice of colours, too! Hugs, Valerie

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  4. oh hun this is gorgeous oh just love that background you have done its really striking,hugs cherylxxxx

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  5. This is you at your best Zoe :) just awesome !
    Von xxx

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  6. Great composition Zoe! I love the textures and how you used the fibre.
    A beautiful mixed media.
    Chris
    P.S. how are your furbabies settling in?

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  7. I love your canvas lots Zoe, the colours are gorgeous.
    xxx Hazel.

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  8. Super canvas Zoe. As always very creative with lovely inspiring ideas.
    Regards Florence x

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  9. Its beautiful, love your favourite colours. Yvonne x

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  10. Beautiful piece of art - love the subtle colour gradations.

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  11. You have excelled yourself with this piece. I'd love to see more. This is fantastic!

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  12. Hi Zoe, what a beauty!!!
    Congrats for your win,-))m

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  13. Wow Zoe this is simple fabulous, I love it it will look fantastic up on a wall. Hugs Sandra XX

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  14. Gorgeous canvas Zoe! The colours are stunning! x

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  15. Stunning colours on your canvas Zoe, and the sari silk is lovely not seen that used before. Its really beautiful

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  16. A beautiful canvas Zoe so much movement and those glorious colours wow !

    Marie

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