the making of a ferris wheel October 23 2014, 0 Comments

This was the inspiration and the beginning behind the Ferris wheel painting, "go around again"


I painted the background a horrible orange and used a gel medium to position the old tickets.
At this point, this painting
sat and sat and sat....
I decided it would be a Ferris wheel and the orange background needed to go!
The start of the Ferris wheel, cut from painted paper.
Now for some fun characters to ride around the wheel.
I like to sketch on tracing paper to get my shape and size just right.
It also helps with placement too.
Here is the final piece. The animals are cut out of old paper and then painted.
I love how whimsical it all is, what do you think?