Thursday, August 20, 2009

Start swimming



I'm working on paintings having to do with swimmers and swimming related stuff.. A former competitive swimmer myself, it seems a natural habitat... In fact, apart from being on a mountainside, I love nothing more than being in the water.

The top picture's final result was an accident. I ruined the water originally (doesn't everyone at some point?) and was determined not to lose the swimmers. So I cut them out and redid the background using fluid acrylic for a stronger statement. Then I pasted the original racers on. It's titled (since I'm new to blogging I didn't get the sequence correct for adding a title before posting another image) "Into the Blue 1"



The second one, "Ladies-in-Waiting 1", is a combination of watercolor and fluid acrylic.


6 comments:

  1. Thanks, Milind! Always nice to be welcomed!

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  2. I'm predicting big things for this series....and they're off!

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  3. Nick - funnily enough, the work has even got me swimming again!!

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  4. I really love the first one, great contrasts !!!! A (very) happy accident !

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  5. Thanks, Catherine! I seem to have more accidents than not - wish I didn't always have quite so many...they are not all 'fixable' heh heh :)

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