Welcome October! And goodbye to the September 2021 30-Day Creative Gathering. We had another successful event, the start of our third year as a group. WOW!
I am extremely happy with my work this month. I didn’t have a plan, or theme in mind. I’m pretty sure I always say that. Haha. And I was not able to prep at all before we started. I worked mostly with mixed media. I started with some collage and experimented with a few tools I rarely use. That was fun, and very time intensive. I went with abstracts next, Color field painting. I have often included these in my 30-Day events.
As you can see, I continued with florals. Mixed media as well, this time adding crayons to the mix. I used them as wax resist along with watercolors. I had so much fun playing with crayons, I just couldn’t stop. Apparently. Haha!
There are a handful that I may go back and add to, or tweak a bit. There are only two that I think are duds. Days 18 and 22. That is a pretty good percentage.
I love the daily conversations with my artist friends. I miss them the most when the challenge ends. Seeing amazing art each day is so inspiring and uplifting! A huge thank you to all of my fellow gatherer’s! For sharing your process, your successes, and your lessons learned when things didn’t go as hoped. I always learn so much from you!
As always, I also put together some of my favorites. They are the ones I had the most fun with. I’d love to hear which pieces you liked the best. 🙂
Thank you all for following along with me this month. Life is so busy.
I truly appreciate your encouragement and helpful suggestions.
In a few days I will share art from the group members.
You will be amazed and astounded!
Wishing you JOY!
Great things are done
by a series of small things brought together.
Vincent van Gogh
I make art to show my soul that I am listening.
Pat Wiederspan Jones
Tomorrow I will share a collage of the work I created this month. It is always fun to see them as a group. I will also share my favorites. Stay tuned for a gallery of artwork from the artists who participated in this round of the gathering. You won’t want to miss their stunning art!