June 9, 2017

Mixed Media Painting

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This week I am sharing this painting I did in a lesson by Deanna-Strachan-Wilson in the class The Art Of Sisterhood. It was a great lesson about painting a story from your life and I love her mixed media approach to creating a painting.

There is really something therapeutic (and so much fun!) about creating in mixed media and using an intuitive approach. I started with heavy watercolor paper and included acrylics, collage, pencil, colored pencil. I scraped and brushed and rubbed paint in with my fingers. Very therapeutic and tons of fun! This painting is about 12 x 16.

Thanks for reading and commenting! I hope you are having a creative week.  :)

I'd love to see what you have been up to.

-Laney

Linking up with Paint Party Friday.


13 comments

  1. Wonderful! Layering is always fun. :)

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  2. This is FANTASTIC, wow, love it! Happy PPF and have a great weekend, hugs, Valerie

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  3. this is absolutely gorgeous Laney!! Loving every bit of colors, layers and expression. Happy PPF!

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  4. She looks fantastic. Especially love the colors and rich background. Great mixed media art.
    Happy PPF and weekend xx

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  5. Wonderful! I love her style and the melancholy look on that fab background. Happy PPF

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  6. Hi Laney, thanks for sharing your beautiful lady. The whole painting flows in a delightful way, I really love how your intuitive art comes together... very inspirational :D)

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  7. Beautiful picture, it is so pretty and imaginatively designed!
    Happy weekend
    Elke

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  8. It is lovely. Mine are so silly!!!
    (ツ) from Cottage Country Ontario , ON, Canada!

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  9. love your work and your blog you are very creative and make great art ;O))

    xx Dorte
    http://fasterskorthus.blogspot.dk/

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  10. Lovely and bright! Seems as a dreamy and happy girl! So exciting the way you paint, I love mixed media!

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