Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Our Town ~ Summer Version

This is a second version of the painting I did last winter called Our Town (shown at the bottom). 
I wanted to try the same composition and see what little things would emerge from the different surface created by the collage and built up layers, which is where I find the details that become the story of the painting.  

It came out much more "summery" with warmer colors and birds instead of leaf shapes, 
which I guess just shows how much I respond to the present season when I paint. 
Can't help it. 

Both paintings are 40" X 40" X 2" 
Acrylic, paper collage, charcoal, chalk and oil pastel, colored pencil

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