Friday, February 6, 2009

Off the Spool


5 1/2 x 6"
oil on MDF board

Valentines Day is coming up so I thought it would be fun to paint something red. This one was a lot of fun because it came together so quickly. Lately it has been taking me at least 2 hours to do a little painting. It was refreshing just to lay paint down and have it effortlessly go where it was suppose to.

4 comments:

Melissa Mead said...

Ah...it came out so fun and fresh! What a great idea!

Sheila said...

This is lovely! and technically superb with all those thin loops and spaces in between. I love your sketches and envy your ability to render in marker. I really REALLY like the way you post different mediums... like me! :o)

Deltra Powney said...

Thanks for the visit and encouraging comments!
I loved the idea of painting the ribbon because of the negative spaces the loops caused. I want to do more and larger ones.

Sheila said...

Yes please do! I think it would look awesome on a larger canvas!

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