Wednesday, August 5, 2009

Imaginary creatures

A while back, I started playing "cloud gazing". I always keep papers handy to wipe leftover paint on and create backgrounds. I started looking at the blotches of color and try to see figures - animals, faces, whatever. I do this with the old palette papers as well. Lately, i seem to "see" mostly faces though ...

Few weeks ago, I "discovered" a couple of creatures on a piece of watercolor paper painted many moons ago as a practice for stamping or gelatine printing ... I think. Anyway...I "extracted" the creatures and added them to these small collages: