I've been working on a very large painting this week, totally abstract. This is a new thing for me. I also decided to work it in oils - so a really big change as I haven't worked in oils for a long time other than the Markal oil bars.
I so enjoyed it and amazed myself. The canvas is 30 x 30 inch, I've never worked on anything so large before, and I've never just started without any source material. I just let the painting tell me what it needed and it was a lovely experience.
I'm not sure where the title came from either. I want to work on it more. The bottom left corner needs simplification and the right hand brown area needs the sharp edge altering. Having said that I am really pleased with this first attempt and my husband really likes it too.
I've also painted four expressionist landscapes, none of them quite finished. I begin staining papers for collage yesterday, getting ready for my Cober Hill sabbatical. I want to take several prepped boards and do Still Life there.
I haven't done any stitching yet, but I am getting itchy to stitch.