Can you see what is possible? Creative people can. They can see what resources they have right now and take action.
I'm having a ball getting things together for the next Art Night with the Cambridge Arts Council. It takes a moment to choose what the project will be. Other projects have been Mandala Painting and a landscape of the Northern Lights. What to paint this time...
OWLS! Who doesn't love owls? They're ewoks with wings and talons. They're stealthy, wise, perceptive, attractive - just like us. We all have a furry, smirky place in our hearts for an owl.
How will an owl painting be possible? I found a reference of a Chinese brush painting that hit the spot and set out to make a sample painting.
Time to create a simple process where this painting can be made in two hours by someone who may not consider themselves to be an artist and may be drinking wine.
- A light wash for the background, making out the moon.
- Cut in the branch
- Spray paint maple leaf stencils in burgundy and copper (bling is a must!)
- A few steps for a simple, impressionistic owl with a little attitude
Let's see what's possible!
Art Night at Camrock Cafe, Cambridge WI
Friday October 13, 7:00-9:00pm