Wednesday, October 19, 2011

Plaster Experiment # 5

6" x 8", watercolor, oil pastels, casein graphite on plaster on wrapped canvas
i call her "La Reine Folle", just came to me....That was an interesting experience, kind of fun, cracking and re-cracking the plaster, you know, the opposite of "Oh, don't touch it, you might break it" kind of thing.......or perhaps, dear readers, you were the type of children well-behaved  and polite, always saying "yes, mother", "no, mother"......unlike this one, I might add:)
PS: i know, i know, my blog has been put in the washing machine with a gallon of bleach.

8 comments:

marie said...

attends, je reviens, je dois sortir,je ne peux en écrire une page, seulement te dire l'émerveillement quand j'ai vu ça en me levant ce matin..
TASSEUR

lynne h said...

she is SO wonderful, oh my... just a big WOW on everything, from the colors of her dress (and hat), to the expression on her exquisite face, to the background.

utterly lovely...

xoxo

marie said...

Eh bien, je t'ai tout dit au téléphone, et maintenant que je vois ce 2è message, que veux-tu que j'ajoute? Rien!!

soizikette said...

Magnifique, je suis ahurie par la vitesse avec laquelle tu fais des progrés dans cette technique de platre et ce merveilleux effet de craquelures..les couleurs du fond et du visage de la reine puis la touche de vert et le rose...
Bravo ma belle, je suis toujours la dernière, mais j'ai quelques raisons...

franswazz said...

Thank you for these kind words, everyone! ♥♥♥
It was quite a challenge drawing onto the plaster with all the cracks, the pencil kept falling into one or the other, so after a while I just kept what was there.

Discovery Cloth said...

she is exquisite!

Paula S In New Mexico said...

I wonder if it would be possible to paint before cracking? Love her face.

franswazz said...

wow, Paula, I never thought of that, what an interesting concept...may-be I could try on a piece of plaster that I have laying in my studio now....my guess is that it would give a different result but could be very striking.