It’s funny how just a bunch of straight lines can turn into something so colorful and with so much movement.
I double dog dare you to count the number of lines I painted to complete this tile. I’ll give you a clue, it’s painted on a 6×6 ceramic tile (hey wait, that’s not a real clue). Oh well, If you figure it out you’d better tell me because I’m really curious 🙂
FOUR! You’re off to a good start. Let’s see if you can keep it up. Here is a little something you might find interesting… The only time I used a ruler on this particular tile was here, in the very beginning, to get the 1/2 inch border as close to ‘perfect’ as possible. Perfect is never something I realistically try to achieve in my paintings but I do like to have them be pleasing to the eye with no weird gaps or holes. FYI: I like to consider the lack of perfection in my work “charming” (sounds good, right?). From then on out, it’s all hand/eye coordination and a limiting of my caffeine intake 🙂 So then, on with the counting…
Another fact you may find interesting, I was extra special careful to not photograph (too closely) my hands in the actual painting shots because I was embarrassed that my fingernails were in such bad need of fresh nail polish. You would think that with me being a painter my nails would always be fresh and colorful… HA! Not so much. LOL!
And now, because I am a perfectionist in my work (but hardly perfect), I decide that I need a further pop of color and turn some of the pale pink quilt squares into hot pink ones. Yep, that was definitely a good call!