Thursday, March 28, 2013

Less is more.....

Acrylic on 12" x 12" 140lb. watercolor paper
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Simplicity... one of my simpler designs with what I call a Japanese style.  Now and then I enjoy creating a painting that speaks with less.  What is different about this one is that it has usually been with  watercolors when I tend to go to a lighter side, but this was done with water downed acrylics.  I began with the gesturally line drawings in graphite, painted and then pulled the lines back through with black acrylic paint and added the jewels. It is done on a heavy watercolor paper and would need to be framed. Enjoy!

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Elizabeth Chapman
Contemporary Abstract Artist


Bren said...

A beautiful piece, really like the gestural markings in it.
And congrats again on your girls book being published! How cool is that!

Susan McManamen said...

Wonderful, wonderful piece. I love the asian calligraphy feel to it.

Dawn said...

love your paintings!

Elizabeth Chapman said...

Just gotta change it up a bit now and then...kinda like the banner! But, I think I might be happy with it now...have a wonderful weekend!