Blue Full Moon

I am really growing to enjoy spreads like this.

I started with plain old kids washable markers…and I wrote and wrote and wrote about the things I am resisting that I need to let go of until I was finished…I sprayed it with a little bit of water.  Usually I grab white gesso here and throw on a light coat…instead I grabbed yellow oxide acrylic paint and used just a little bit of it here and there.

Then I let that dry…then the face appeared…and I love that face.  I am beginning to investigate colored pencil blended with different substances.  Slowly but surely.  I also use colored pencil under some paints and over them as well…

watermarked-blue moon july 2015

The message is very nearly integrated into the background…which is how it wanted to be…the integrative process is the key with me lately…

The message, in case you can’t read it, is: Open Wide…