Category Archives: Project for a month

Art journalpage. Project for a month, face 21.

Today’s page is inspired by the quote and famous painting “Woman in a shawl ” ( Pablo Picasso). All visual layers are done with acrylic paint. Related Images:

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Art journal page “Enlightenment”.Face # 20 for “Find a face” Project for a month.

This page was already “loaded” with colors and textures. If you have read my older posts, you know that my current Art journal is a Junk journal. Before I put it together each page was already painted, collaged, etc. I … Continue reading

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Art journal page “Sometimes I wonder”.Face #19 Project for a month “Find a face”

Acrylic painting with collage element.The face was “found” intuitively in the painted background. Related Images:

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“Find a face” #18. Project for a month. Torn telephone book pages collage.

For the current page I decided to use a special technique: torn telephone book pages collage. Telephone book paper is absorbent and I often use it for messy projects. Recently I made alcohol inks, using telephone book as my work … Continue reading

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“Find a face” #17.Project for a Month . Art journal page “Feeling different”.

The quote for the page reads:”Every portrait that is painted with feeling is a portrait of the artist, not a sitter”(Oscar Wild). The page was already gessoed before I started, and had washes and spots of pink, red, orange , and … Continue reading

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“Find a face” # 16 Project for a month. Art journal page “Value silence”.

Mixed media painted collage for today. Techniques used: collage, masking (with spray paint), stamping, and painting. Related Images:

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Face # 15 , art journal page. Project for a month.

For the June 14th here is the face # 14.This page had some bright and busy painted background (originally the paper was used to clean up brushes, stencil, stamps etc). If you have read older posts, you know that the idea … Continue reading

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“Find a face” #14, art journal page.

Art journal page with abstract portrait painting (acrylics on black gesso). This is a good example proving how important to use values. Any colors will work. I have chosen unusual color palette for the portrait painting on purpose just to practice … Continue reading

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“Find a face” # 13, art journal page. Monochromatic portrait.

I used grey gesso to prep the page. Painted the face with acrylic paint: Raw umber (white was added for variety of values). I like Crimson red color for the contrast. Related Images:

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“Find a face” # 12, art journal page.

Background was collaged first with torn paper , then painted, stamped, stenciled. Portrait is painted with acrylics.   Related Images:

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