The other day, when I was painting sunflowers, I started several versions before selecting one to work on in more detail. Today I decided to see what I could do with two of these “outtakes.” I used an ink pen and started scribbling away.
The first outtake immediately reminded me of a feather (when the sunflower’s center flowed all over the paper). So I added ink and made it a feather.
The second outtake, looked like a bunch of sunflowers, so I added ink to make it look more finished. Lately I’ve been having fun playing with ink. In the past I shied away – thinking the outline had to be precise and perfect. Now I’m just scratching away, the way I would with a pencil. Is my style coming out?!
15 thoughts on “Working with outtakes”
These came out awesome! Love love #2!
Thank you! Looking forward to seeing your sunflowers!
these are great!
A belated thank you! 🙂
Both great!! The feather is floating on the paper – so soft and well, feathery!!
Thank you! The feather started out as the biggest mess and turned out to be my favorite.
Yes, I’m loving this style! Keep going!
Really nice – like the sunflowers in #2 outtake!
Thanks! I think I like it better than the original sunflower!