Friday, March 11, 2011
Moon Goddess Painting
While I was creating them I realized I wanted to do a painting of each doll too.
I began the Moon Goddess painting , got as far into the painting as you see above and stopped. It wasn't finished and I needed time to study it and figure where it wanted to go.
It's been several months now since I began them and today I had a sort of break through.
The painting started talking to me and the first thing it showed me was that I had painted the spiral counterclockwise and not clockwise. First I sat down and rebeaded the doll. I then painted out the spiral in the painting and repainted it in the correct way.
I wanted a night sky, milky way look to the background of the painting. I also wanted the three small drawings to pop more.
I painted most of the afternoon and I think I now have the painting where I envisioned it.