Although I'm still working on (and constantly thinking about) my final composition, a color study is still a helpful exercise to do. (Plus, it's due this Monday in CBookII.) After much deliberation, I have decided to go with my first idea of painting on pine wood, with burned-in accents.
When I told him this, my husband asked me, "If one of your problems is that you haven't stuck to a certain style, why are you trying this new style on a new project?" That is a valid point, but I told him what I'm going to tell you now: If I don't experiment enough with different techniques, how will I know which I love the most?
Also, I have already done a project using this techniques, and I really enjoyed it. This is a part of said project:
I did quite a bit of research and messing around to figure out the kind of look I was going for, and came up with this rainbow of colors:
(These are my happy acrylic paints. I use the student grade stuff for now.)
And my color comp:
Let's see what teacher thinks in class!