Monday, April 25, 2011

Winter Blues

16" x 40" acrylic on canvas

This painting was done, in part, for the Calypso Moon Artist Movement's April assignment. We were to paint something inspired by music.

I selected the song "Supermassive Black Hole" by Muse. You know, from the movie Twilight. I created a painting for a friend based off of a painting in that movie, and although that was a few years ago, I've been wanting to paint one similar for myself. And when I think of Twilight, I think of the song, "Supermassive Black Hole", and vampires. And werewolves. (Go Team Edward! (Although they really should have cast Hayden Christiansen as Edward. Hubba hubba!))(Yes, I realize that I am not a 16 year old girl. But it was a good book series! Maybe?)

This will be one part of a set of four paintings, one for each season. I used only a palette knife to apply the paint. It's hard to see but there is a lot of texture and depth to the colors as I used a bunch of modeling compound to really build it up. It's a work in progress.


  1. Paula - so good to see you back on your blog, missed seeing your work. This is wonderful - LOVE that blue! Wish I could see it in person - I know the texture would show up more. Looking forward to seeing the rest of the series!

  2. Very pretty, Paula! I agree with Nan - great to see you back! Good work!

  3. Huge beautiful blues. Congratulations on your show. Success and joy.

  4. Congratulations Paula on your show. Hope it is a great success. Your paintings are lovely.