Autumn calling, 2013
Autumn calling (blue, detail) – mixed media, 2013
Today’s Shoot it, Sketch it is yet another experiment. The inspiration was a photograph taken at our back door last April. Something about the dry, curly leaves and the tiny, creamy white petals really appealed to me.
Autumn calling – acrylic on canvas, diptych: each panel 125 x 175 mm, 2013
I painted it three times ― twice with brushes (above) and a third time with a palette knife (using the leftover paint for the background) and acrylic paint markers (below).
Autumn calling – acrylic on canvas, 165 x 215 mm, 2013
Then I combined the three paintings in Photoshop and tweaked a few filters to create the series below.
Autumn calling – mixed media, 2013
Autumn calling, orange – mixed media, 2013
Autumn calling, blue – mixed media, 2013