August 5, 2016

Blue Chair with Geraniums

I've repainted the flowers on this piece so many times, I'm exhausted.  (It's not meant to be realistic, merely the suggestion of geraniums...)

I made my own stay wet tray to keep the acrylic paints from drying out.  A quick trip to the dollar store to purchase 9x13 cookie sheet and shammy.  Since the cookie sheet is steel (not stainless) I lined with with plastic, cut the shammy to size, soaked the shammy in water; placed it on cookie sheet and covered it with a piece of baking parchment cut to size - so far so good.  Now that I've finished painting for the day, I covered the whole thing with Press'n Seal.  I think it may keep it wet for a day or two - hoping it will any way!

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robin lorraine williamson said...

I love your painting so very pretty

Pat @ Mille Fiori Favoriti said...

Your painting is very pretty! I love geraniums and you captured their cheerful essence well

Peggy Jones said...

I love to paint geraniums and grow them too. I used a liquid medium to keep the under part of the flower wet. Don't remember what it is called. I like the look you got.

Jeanie said...

I've enjoyed watching your blue chair series -- bit by bit. Fascinating to watch you work and the end result is very nice!