Monday, November 8, 2010

3-Image Gouache Montage

Three random images: a shrimp, a Mary statue, and some cotton candy. I'm rather frustrated with the gouache pick out technique because I have a hard time adding colors without making it into an opaque, layered acrylic painting. That's sort of what I ended up with here. I'm happy with the shrimp, but I wish I'd done something else besides cotton candy - not because of the texture, but because the pink/purple color looks so bad against the shrimp! Plus both of them together kind of make me nauseous (though not so much as my dad would be, I guess, since he's deathly allergic to shrimp. And my mom really likes cotton candy, if we're doing a Freudian analysis). Anyway, here it is:

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