Getting Bored With Painting/Drawing Your Average Flower?
A few years ago I decided to mix and match the medium of chalk pastel with acrylic liner on Coloured Canson Paper. The result I got was rather pleasing and led me to do a whole collection of floral themed artworks with a distinct difference.
So What’s The ‘Difference’?
What I like to call the x-factor about these works is found in the background, which I do with an acrylic liner.
They represent the life-force of the universe — cosmic energy. The famous golden means ratio that is found in nature; the flower of life — sacred geometry. I first started off just mindlessly doodling these shapes, spirals and patterns and only later, when I looked into it, I found out that I was pretty much tapping into the universe and my subconscious mind.
Injecting Your Talent
The pattern is done by hand. I stipulate this because a lot of people have asked if the backgrounds are a stencil and they most certainly are not (no offense to people who use stencils in their work).
Needless to say, a lot of time, effort and ‘cross-eyes’/squinting goes into these pieces.
Today, I’m going to showcase my Top 3 favourites, in no particular order (all the originals are sold but prints can be purchased if you click on the photo’s below):
“Lilies on Parade”
What’s your favourite flower?
Which of the above 3 pictures did you enjoy the most?
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Love you artwork and your writing. Your blogs add a sparkle to my day!
Thank you kindly! I am so glad to be even a small part of adding sparkle to your day 🙂
A thoroughly enjoyable read, well written!
A big thanks to someone 🙂