Tuesday, February 15, 2011

Daydreaming . . . A New Painting!

Daydreaming
mixed media on 6x8 canvas board

You may remember this photo from a wordless Wednesday post I did a couple of weeks ago. I had it laying around cut and ready to be scratched up but didn't get back to it until yesterday morning. The canvas board I used was an old painting I did last year that I didn't like. It was covered in molding paste so I sanded it down to get rid of the peaks and applied black gesso over it.

I titled it daydreaming because that is what it looks like to me . . . a place to go sit and dream away. This photo was taken in Rhode Island at one of my favorite places. Yesterday for Valentine's Day my hubby surprised me with a planned weekend away next month in RI at our favorite beach cottage. We haven't been away anywhere in a couple of years. I can hear the ocean calling me already!

11 comments:

  1. It's beautiful, Cathy! What a sweet & thoughtful hubby....enjoy your getaway!
    Hugs, Diane

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  2. Nice. I like the small piece in the upper right corner to balance the lower photo.
    Sepia against the neutral is very good too~~I love seeing how you incorporate photos into the mixed media!

    XXOO~~♥
    Anne

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  3. I think it works really well, Cathy!! Great job!!

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  4. Wow. My absolute favourite so far! Love it!

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  5. Beautiful this composition is harmonious!

    Ciao my friend!

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  6. beautiful cathy, you keep amazing me!
    xo,
    kelly

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  7. This is amazing. I love it and the piece in the upper right corner really gives it a lot of depth. It is a calming picture. Have fun on your getaway.

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  8. Cathy; this is amazing! It really takes me in the piece! We must be both dreaming today :) Have a great day! xxoo

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  9. I love the way you daydream......great job....
    What a sweet man to plan this trip for the two of you......

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  10. I love this Cathy--one of my favorites!!
    And I love your Valentine's present--wonderful!!

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