ECLIPSE

This piece was started in a class and finished it at home. It began with collage of dress patterns in the shape of a cityscape. After layers and layers of acrylic paint and ink, I would mask certain areas and paint over it and move the masks around. This was entered into a show and I am happy to say it won an honorable mention. The judges remarks were “sophisticated with rich colors, great textural quality, really draws you in”. However, it was suggested I hang it vertically. Personally, I like it better this way, but knowing it can hang differently let’s me know there is balance in the painting.

2 thoughts on “ECLIPSE

  1. Gabrielle

    Congratulations on the award! Your collage technique sounds like a lot of fun and very creative. Dress patterns? Who would've thought!

  2. Vickie

    Thanks Gabrielle. My mother made all my clothes growing up so I've been using dress patterns for awhile. I love the lines in them, and the texture they give!

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