Thursday, April 09, 2009

Breast Cancer donation Mixed media and collage work. Steps 3 and 4

I worked a little more on this piece this past week even though I am still dealing with a huge virus of some sort. You can see how I am building up layers on this earth angel's dress. I have also subdued the background with some neutral acrylics. The work is definitely in progress and I would say I will busy with it for several more "days." Note nothing more has been done on the face. I usually work the face first but she is not speaking to me just yet. I think I want to flush out more in her dress and shawl. Hair needs something... and I want to add gold leaf somewhere. You get the idea...I am lost right now. I tend to over think everything because I try to work out what the final product will look like before the first papers are glued down!
My heart will find the way eventually. I keep thinking of Cindy while I am working on this. The piece is supposed to give the message of faith and instead, all I can feel is sorrow.



julie mitchell said...

"Art is a wound turned into light."
Georges Braque, artist
I just read this quote and thought of you...hug, hug

Kathy L said...


I love this quote. I just hope I see and feel that light soon! Thanks you for such a thoughtful quote.


Contessa Kris said...

Ohhh, she is so beautiful! I keep thinking a pretty ring of flowers in her hair would be nice. Subtle but light. Reds or light yellows? I don't know. It's so pretty as it is. Hope you feel better soon.

Undaunted said...

Oh Kathy, I can see this is truly a labour of love. It is exquisitely beautiful.

I hope you feel better soon.

Anonymous said...

be strong, and best wishes for you. Hope you be better.

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