Knowing When to Stop – Day 71


……365 Days of Art continues

This morning Jill Kuhn from Jill’s Art Journal posted a work in progress that inspired me to use some more of my circles using a similar technique. Jill didn’t use collage and most of the colour came from the use of watercolours. I started by making lines and circles with my Micron pen around circles that I randomly glued to my paper. Then I used my Staedtler and Faber Castell markers to add colour.

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I continued to add more colour to the larger spaces. I didn’t want to fill in every space and many of the spaces are quite large so my next step was to take a 6B Staedtler pencil and add more circles over the whole  page. Here’s what I have for now. I’m debating whether to add another layer or leave it as is. In art there is a fine line between knowing when to stop and when to continue.fullsizeoutput_6e08

Now that I see it from a new perspective I might add more dark grey to the upper portion. What do you think?

6 thoughts on “Knowing When to Stop – Day 71

  1. Thanks Carol for mentioning my blog 😊 I love what you did here! The collaged circles add so much to the swirls of color. I think adding a little gray in the top left corner is a great idea. 💜 You are so creative! 🎨👍 Now, I want to try this idea too! Cheers!

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