3″ x 3″ Color Study

3" x 3" - image 7

© 2015 Calla Grace Fogarty

This hiatus from painting, which originally seemed like a good idea has left me feeling somewhat lost. It seems like I forgot how to mix color or create and image. The images I created this weekend were studies done primarily to work on the issue of color and a looser hand

I love the highlights and range of color. This piece seems to really help me see more possibilities. I would like to push the darks much farther since this piece has so much room for a bigger range.

Even though there was no intended image or reference this picture reminds me of the times you spend outside in the rain at night. When the reflections create a glow and the water causes the continued repetition of light to flicker all the way down the street. Its calming.

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2 thoughts on “3″ x 3″ Color Study

  1. Barbara Johnson says:

    Hi Calla – I really like this color study, it makes me feel happy and I love the iridescent look of the bubbles or spheres. 🙂

    Sent from my iPad

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    • callagrace says:

      Thanks Barbara! I love that its evokes a happy feeling for you. I was very pleased at the type of response I had when I completed the image, it made me feel very calm.

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