Thursday, August 20, 2009

First Light - Poured Painting

First Light
A poured painting picked out of a larger poured painting.
This on primed masonite.
I primed both sides with two or three coats of gesso and let it dry.
Then I added a thinned layer of drywall compound with a bristly brush allowing it to leave some brush marks for texture.
the fun part.
Start pouring paint.
Some happy accidents here ...from the pink and yellow of the sky to the maroon mountains that showed up.
These masonite boards have to take a lot of saturating with the liquid paint so priming both sides is the many coats as you can ( Yes, the tedious prep work) but worth it to keep the finished art from warping.
These paintings are for everyone who thinks they can't paint...because they CAN.
The paint does all the work.


Sylvie Van Hulle said...

I love this painting!!!
You've inspired me today :-)

mary c said...

Sylvie...Thank you for your comment. You've brightened my day!