Thursday, April 15, 2010

Fake Journal - Page Four


I have my fourth page done for my fake journal. This page has my fake flowers on it. I made french beaded flowers and put them in clay I had stuffed into this watering can. Then I sprinkled a little dirt over the clay to hide it. I love these bright flowers but of course, there is no real substitute for real ones.

I painted the watering can after a question was asked in the Oils class I am taking with Nel . What color do you paint a metal thimble was the (paraphrased) question. Nel said to paint it the colors reflecting off of it as the metal doesn't have it's own color exactly. Well tonight I needed to paint a metal watering can so I played by using blue, teal, red, orange, yellow and purple in this painting. Didn't it work great? Thanks Nel.

2 comments:

Carol said...

This is really neat. You have me looking around to see what is actually fake in my own environment. And you turn YOURS into art. Did I ever tell you how much I admire your talent!
xx, Carol

Janet Ghio said...

I think this is the most interesting premise for a journal!!

I would love to see photos of your beaded flowers!!