So after playing in pastel I was ready to tackle the labyrinth page I needed to do.
The background is old maps and the labyrinth was made with watercolor. For me the labyrinth journey was all about courage and preparation for the trip I will take in a couple month. I see the figure as having strength, the will to be prepared for anything. This was a great exercise.
Today for 21 Secrets our guest Violette was doing faces with markers but I ended up doing my work with oil pastel and collage. All the collage elements are from an old calendar. She seems like a plant maiden of a sorts. She was fun to make. The face was done on cardstock and glued down. I had many frustrating moments where I did not like what I was making, but I pushed on through. It always more satisfying to do art that way.
How often do you find that you are not happy with your art but you keep at it and find a pleasing gem at the end?
Linking to Paint Party Friday.