Monday, February 10, 2014

Time for a Do Over

I recently took a class from a well-known artist online, and while I loved the class, I didn't love what I painted.  It just wasn't me.
 
So I decided it was time for a do over.


I got the paint out and just randomly starting scraping paint over my girl.  It was quite therapeutic!


I added lots more layers of paint and paper and when I was finished, my painting looked like this.











I show this to encourage those of you who might paint something and really hate it.  Just paint over it ~ until it is something you love!

14 comments:

  1. LOVE this! There's hope for some of my paintings gone wrong, ha! Thanks for the inspiration, Kirsten! xoxo

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    1. There is ALWAYS hope! You know how many of these paintings I have sitting around the studio waiting for a re-do?? LOL!

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  2. What a GORGEOUS transformation, Kirsten!
    I really love it! Very inspiring!!

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  3. That is the sweetest bird ever. I believe your girl must love being transformed into this colorful, happy little bird! Wonderful!

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  4. Your do over is a WOW!! Love it!

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  5. Love love love your do over!!! Fabulous saying too!

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  6. I love this, too! I become so discouraged when I hate something, I start ripping layers off...LOL Now, I'll just paint over it.

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  7. That's quite a transformation! I love the new painting.

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