Before I go on, I want to explain what happened to my sketch of the day. I was making a copper wire pumpkin when the wire pierced my finger. Almost immediately, infection set in and I have been on antibiotics for just over a week.....and it is not cleared up yet.
So, today was my first day even giving any kind of art a try. Here is the result:
This is a mixed media canvas (12X6") with the background being layers of spray inks which I blended together. Then I dripped gesso down from the top. Next was stamping tiny snowflakes with gesso. I drew the fairy on bristol paper, coloured her face with Prisma pencils and then cut her out. Her wings are cut out separately out of vellum and I lined the edges with paint pen (as well as adding the dots). I then used matte medium to adhere the wings and head to the canvas. Next was painting her hair. I painted the part that I drew on the bristol and then carried it over to the canvas to incorporate her into the piece. I used fluid acrylics.
The last step was stamping the larger snowflakes using gesso. (I added these where I did so that I could cover over a mistake)
Now, my only question to myself...and to you....should I add some text? Let me know what you think.
Bye for now!