Instead of sketching a design, I’ll often cut out paper and play around with the pieces until I like the composition.
In keeping with my New Year’s resolution to rid my home of mass produced art, I made this simple wall art for my downstairs powder room. The more I put original art in my home, the more I like it!
I started with a framed canvas, 24″ x 20″ . I brushed some acrylic paint over it, keeping it darker toward the bottom third.
When the paint was dry I brushed a thick layer of fiber paste all over the canvas and then ‘sketched’ the stem and leaves with the handle of the paintbrush.
I used some butterfly rubber stamps and stamped them carefully, right into the wet paste.
After the paste was dry I took some acrylic paint and added color.
I sponged around the edges with watered-down paint (raw sienna). FYI~ The fiber paste ruins the sponge!
And here’s my new piece of wall art for my powder room! I’m moving most of my home decor into a more neutral direction.
Thanks for stopping by to see my project, hope you’re having a wonderful weekend!