Thursday, January 07, 2010

Trying new things

It' s sometimes fun to try different methods and media - here's a watercolour on masa paper that I did before Christmas. The crinkled masa paper creates interesting textures and the pigments look more vibrant.

Autumn Gold -
14x10, watercolour on masa paper

5 comments:

Cindi said...

ruth.. thanks for stopping by my blog... i'm so happy to have a link to yours so i can stop in at any time and look at your wonderful paintings...

i really enjoy your style... and am so lucky to have gotten a fantastic christmas card from you, in the card exchange this year!! thank you!!

Teresa said...

It does look great Ruth, those blues are lush!

Ruth S Harris said...

Thank you Cindi! I'm so pleased you liked the card, it was alot of fun to paint it for you :)

Thank you Teresa, the blues and greens both worked really well in this one.

shicat said...

I really like the effect of the masa paper I tried this once and really enjoyed it. Your colors are beautiful

Luzia said...

It looks very expressive and interesting. Greetings from Luzia.