Witches made of wood

Playing around with wood effect in a few pieces as a different layer of the project in both meaning and paint .

A test to discover if someone was a witch was to dunk them into a pond – if they floated they were a witch as it was believed a witch was made of wood. Sadly if they sank ( i.e. drowned) they were innocent . Not a good outcome either way.

This new piece is about holly, hawthorn and blackthorn which will be developed in future layers but liking the starting point I’ve just painted and going through the ‘that it’s a shame to paint over it’ doubt I always get. Waiting for paint to dry is tough as it allows too much thinking time at a point when you need to just get on with the work …..and so I will remove it from the easal and use this time to put the next layer in the ongoing pieces.

At the half way stage in terms of getting the ideas/pieces into a form of realisation. Yikes! IMG_1097.JPG

One Comment Add yours

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

w

Connecting to %s