october 30

10-30-15 "art is a way of being"
10-30-15 “art is a way of being” —SOLD—

8.5×5.5″ acrylic, ink on watercolor paper

This was an evolution! It began with a scrape or two that didn’t turn out how I wanted. I added some background brush work, then I used a sponge to “print” different colors on. I did a lot of sponge work, actually. Until you have what you see (after adding the lettering).

Today’s quote is from artist and UNI art professor Crit Streed, whom I interviewed for both the Iowa Women Artists Oral History Project and the Beyond 9-11 project. Follow the links to learn more about her and her work in these two projects.

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