Metamorphosis

  • Metamorphisis was selected for the 2018 Georgia Watercolor Society National Exhibit.  
  • Awarded with the GWS Peach Award (highest award for Georgia residents included in the competition) and 7th place nationally.
  • GWS signature status achieved

Juror: Kathleen Conover

A little different of an approach for me.  I have been experimenting with applying a gesso and matte medium mixture to my paper before applying paint.  It give is a more textured appearance. Before applying any paint, I used butterfly stencils (using cardboard) and sponged on the mixture, to echo the butterfly on her shirt and play on the metamorphosis theme.  

About the Process

Arches 300 lb. hot press, treated with a gesso/matte medium

  • Quinacridone gold
  • Mineral violet
  • Burnt Sienna
  • Paynes gray
  • Indigo
  • Cadmium red
  • Burnt umber
  • Sap green

10″ wide x 18″ high

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