Sunday, April 26, 2009

Mixed Media Monday - On the Beach

Rosie is the guest host this week on Mixed Media Monday and she has chosen "on the beach" as her challenge prompt. This follows on so nicely from "mermaids" last week, that I decided to do a companion painting for the mermaid piece. This time I decided to have a more positive story for my painting, since my "forbidden love" was a little sad. So here we have endless love between the man and woman, and their two little sailor boys. This is done on a 6 x 6 inch, or 15x15 cm canvas using collage elements, lots of layers of acrylic glazes and tissue paper, molding paste etc. for texture. Thanks for a fun challenge, Rosie!

21 comments:

Ozstuff said...

What a romantic and scrumptious collage! The colours are so intense - to match the couple's mood I think. Great work.

indybev said...

Looks as if the fires of love still burn strong, even after two sons!

Kelly said...

beautiful! (sorry, I posted twice as the 1st post had the html wrong)

Gayle Page-Robak said...

Terrific beach scene...excellent presentation for this theme! Great card!

Sandy said...

Wow stunning canvas. Wonderful colors and design.

Rachel Bland said...

Beautiful art work.. Love it!

Lynn Stevens said...

What a wonderfully creative piece. I can just imagine how many hours you put into this!

Rosie said...

Love all your textures Diane - the colours are gorgeous too!
Thanks for having me (again!) xx

Anni's Art said...

Your background and colours are fantastic, can see that you use many different materials, wonderful work.

vintage wil said...

Great card !!beautiful colors.

deb said...

How gorgeous, the colours are stunnig.

Martina2801 said...

This is a very spectacular artwork ! I'm glad I came by to see your work today!

paru's_circle said...

so romantic!

Kris Dickinson said...

Fantastic piece Diane!

REDLAN said...

There you go again. Your theme lately is so cool. The colors are so cool that make the finished touch so cool

Amy said...

wow, your love story is so beautiful! I love both these piece's ..mermaid and beach love story! Love the collage technique you used.

Nicola said...

Hi Diane, Thanks for your kind comments on my blog! I really like your picture too, great use of colour and very sweet pic! I just had a look at your 'about me' bit and realised that you are in Canberra, so am I!! It's a small world!!!

Janny said...

Beautiful again Diana;o)

Glenda T. said...

You have a great way with colors!

NANCY LEFKO said...

beautiful !! just love the colors !!!

~*~Patty Szymkowicz said...

gorgeous colors, texture and content on these latest two collages Diane, wonderful work as always!