23 December 2007
...city for the trees
stitched quite awhile ago, and gradually worked on in fits & starts until yesterday it got to here:
not finished yet, but I am liking it at this stage.... thinking I will next add translucent glazes of colour over some areas, then maybe draw back into it.
when I first started making these canvasses I was doing the paint-by-numbers staying within the stitched lines kinda thing - but this approach has been gradually abandoned, and lately I have been entirely ignoring the stitching and just painting freely on top, and liking the effects very much!
I was going to call this one "can't see the city for the trees" but so far it's the other way around - can't really see the "trees" because of all the buildings painted on top...
at 12:46 am