I've been colour washing my sketchbook pages to make them a little more, arty. But, they make great backgrounds too, and there's so much depth and shape in them. I've recently been looking at Mark Rothko's work and I think I've inspired without noticing..

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Comment by Suzanne Vadnais Monson on November 13, 2011 at 5:24pm

This is a great idea Ellenor! What will you be doing next with these? I'd love to see what you develop.

Comment by Ellenor Rose Russell on November 14, 2011 at 1:57pm

They're just in my sketchbook now as backgrounds for my college portfolio work but I'm thinking of making a collection based around seasons of the year, I'll keep you posted :)

Comment by Suzanne Vadnais Monson on November 14, 2011 at 4:21pm

I love the idea Ellenor! You've inspired me to try this too. We can share our progress!

Comment by Sherrie Lopez on December 1, 2011 at 1:06am

How are you doing that?

Comment by Ellenor Rose Russell on December 1, 2011 at 2:41pm

Just washes of acrylic paint layered over each other on cartridge paper (:


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