Tuesday, January 29, 2019

Mixed Media Waterscape

Gentle readers..
This painting took almost 2 years..

Mixed Media Painting, Caterina Giglio, detail

Since I tucked it away and worked on it as I had time..

I wanted to share it with you..

Pool Side, Mixed Media Painting, Caterina Giglio.. detail 

And give you an idea of where it went to live

It is 3’ x 4’ 
so it is a good sized canvas

I have always said that if you think you can paint, 
painting waterscapes and skyscapes
They are the original abstracts..

I took this on as a challenge..
The size, the commitment..
the opportunity to learn..

and so I feel a large sense of accomplishment..

in the completion..

I love the look of it on the mocha wall..

Poolside from across the room..

And I finished the sides and wrapped it in the flow..

Once and a while you just have to create for yourself ..
I finished this during the holiday break..

I am almost 
with my excavations on paper ..

and will be working 
On my video for my class..
And a new YT video
Mono printing 
On fabrics..
just imagine the mad artist at play!

Lots to do..

Next Tuesday 
I will have January pages
Which will be a new self portrait..

See you then



ELFI said...

belle aquarelle.. 'aqua' eau vitale! bises

Randi Kuhne said...

The painting is amazing, and in some of the photos it looks so wet!

Colleen - Journal Design Shop said...

Beautifully executed - it just glows! Thank you for sharing it.

Blue Sky Dreaming said...

great job at following your heart challenges!!

vonleidenberg said...

Impressively beautiful! Can not look away! Your picture of the water has just become great!
Lovely greetings from me!

Bleubeard and Elizabeth said...

This is an amazing work of art. You have found the perfect place to display this perfect painting.

Caterina Giglio said...

Elfi, mon cher, merci beaucoup! bises xox

Caterina Giglio said...

Randi, I used a combo of glaze and retarders and one was gloss, I am sure that was the wetness.. xo

Caterina Giglio said...

Hi Colleen, thank you so very much!! xo

Caterina Giglio said...

Ciao, dear Solveig! I am so pleased that you like it!! one must stretch the art wings!! xo

Caterina Giglio said...

Mary Ann, thank you so much!! following is not too hard, but finishing, well that is a story for another day!! x

Caterina Giglio said...

Dr. E. Thank you so much, I love gazing at it, so serene!! x

froebelsternchen said...

A wonderful place to display this amazing piece ! Gorgeous!

Sharmon Davidson said...

I thought I had already left a comment, but maybe that was on facebook or instagram. I love this painting so much! You probably noticed from my photos and videos that I have a thing for images of water. You have done a fabulous job with this, Cat! Maybe you should make prints?

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