The inspirational and creative process of artist Linda Paul
See artist Linda Paul create a painting from just a sketch to a finished work of art. Watch the process of inspiration and creativity at work. Mediums explored are egg tempera, acrylic, glass,
metal and stone
|December 2018 I am
feeling inspired by beach ocean and waves. I started this
canvas by just spreading paint with my bare hands very
quickly onto the canvas. This way it is organic and comes
from the soul. Then I just let the painting take me where it
wants to go.
I am starting a whole series on new abstract paintings based
on oceans and water.
The first set will be in colors of blues, greys and white
with maybe a smidge of pale yellow
this painting are now available
Its winter snowy here in Colorado so its great inspiration
to paint the Rocky Mountains. We do a lot of hiking above
tree line, and you can always feel the power of nature up
there. Its such a metaphor for a journey.
To start the painting, I have blocked in the outline of the
mountains , sky and foreground in purple and white
|The next major step
is to develop the sky. I have to do many layers of color to
get the depth in the clouds that I want
|After getting the
sky where I want it, I build the color in the mountains. My
plan it to do it in violet and white and then lay
reflected light color from the sky onto the white areas of
I have started a series of black and white butterfly
paintings using free flowing wet into wet color
Art Commission in Progress
I am currently working on a pieces of commissioned art for a
customer. The picture shows it in progress in my studio
I had originally done the
dragonfly pas de deux glass art painting in a 12" x 12" size, and the customer wanted a
custom 23 x 23" size to place above her stove.
I still have to put silver leaf
on the back, seal it and frame it.
Linda is happy to answer any questions about art commissions
that you might have
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When asked ‘What is your favorite painting’, I always say, ‘the next one I am going to paint!”
Favorite question and life philosophy is WHAT IF? I will fearlessly follow even a thread of curiosity when combining mediums or styles. Let process take me on any tangent.. What's the worst thing that could happen? Even what seems to be any ugly painting or a failure will lead to other things that are not. I feel that unless I am prepared to fail, I can not improve and grow.
Style: I don't paint in any one style, I let inspiration speak to me and I go with the flow. My work runs the gamut from chunky realism to abstract and impressionist painting.
I use many different mediums to
create my artworks. One of my favorites is
egg tempera which I make by crushing stones and minerals and adding egg yolk. Blues come from crushed lapis lazuli, greens from malachite and natural green earth found around Verona Italy. I even use minerals found during hikes in the Rocky Mountains.
I am captivated not only by the purity and naturalness of this medium, but by the science of it. Each pigment has its own set of properties and capabilities that must be explored. How better to express
visions of the earth than with earth itself. This medium is luminous and lasts for centuries.
read more about egg tempera
I also make my own acrylic paint in the same manner. By adding pure pigment to a acrylic polymer. I can add thing like crushed mica , metals and pearlescents to make the painting come alive.
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