Tuesday, September 15, 2009

One for the Road

Earlier this summer, one of the members of an artist's chat group I belong to issued a challenge to create a collage based on a "Sunset" theme. My entry is late, but it's not as if I am going to be arrested for being a slow artist, so here it is anyway. The colors are nearly true on my monitor, though I had to darken the highlights a bit to cut the glare. (Do you think it is even possible for me to work without Pearl-Ex or interference colors??)


The photos are all images I have taken of sights on and around our farm. My favorite is the old tractor on the upper left - I think I want to do another canvas featuring that photo on its own.

The techniques I used I learned from videos featuring Ann Baldwin and Jacqueline Sullivan. I wish I had laid down some of the color before adding the photographs, but oh well, live and learn. It was a lot of fun to do, and I am pleased with the way it turned out.

Thanks Linda!

11 comments:

MaryO said...

Beautiful, beautiful, Judi! The colors are simply vibrant.

HElen said...

Love the collage, and tractor is my favorite also! Love this picture!

Jennifer Rose said...

very warm looking piece :D really nice

Juanita Lanaux said...

I want to be like YOU when I grow up! You are just awesome! I love your work. :)

Serena said...

I LOVE all the colour and texture....compliments the pictures beautifully. Nice work, Judi! I recently bought a book by Ann Baldwin and it's filled with techniques and great info on working with mixed media....love it!

Michelle Eaton said...

It is beautiful! I will have to check out Ann Baldwin and Jacqueline Sullivan.

I wish I lived on a farm :)

Linda Fleming said...

Judi, I love your sunset collage! The photos you used, the colors and textures- wonderful! Enjoy your trip to the Iowa retreat!

Norma Soulet (AZArtist) said...

Judi, the colors on your collage are perfect! Love all the texture and the photos that you added.

Kerry said...

Very vibrant and bursting with color! Way awesome Judi!!

Mike Fleming said...

WOW great work, and yes the tractor does standout and has been one of my favorites since the first time I saw it.

Sandy said...

The colors in this look great, very rich looking.