Sketchbook Challenge - Opposites
Opposites 1 I started out working with foregrounds and backgrounds, with opposing views on each page. Then I searched the internet for quotes that spoke to me. Opposites 2 After thinking about Marc Chagall's quote "All colors are the friends of their neighbors and the lovers of their opposites". I decided to add the "opposite" color to blue, which is orange. I think a much richer version than Opposites 1.
This is from an oil painting by Marcus Barnard who was commissioned to re-create the popular blacklight poster known as "Treehouse" from the late 70s - early 80s. This oil painting measures 30 x 40 and took five months to finish. It is extremely detailed and beautiful in natural light.
The Seeing Stick, written by Jane Yolen, illustrated by Daniela J Terrazini
The Seeing Stick is an original Chinese fairy tale written by the prolific (and prolifically award winning) Jane Yolen . First published in 1977 with …