Saturday, July 18, 2015

Bloomin' Hot Rain Acrylic on Canvas

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Hello All - so glad you stopped in to see my last take on the Summer of Color Challenge... 
orange, orange and blue. 



I used three colors: 
Dylusions Squeezed Orange
Pebeo Orange Jaune Iridescent 
Pebeo Iridescent Blue Black

The pictures did not turn out well and I will try to take some better ones tomorrow (too tired tonight!) BUT... I truly only used these three colors.  These pics appear to have green - not there.

It's hot in Texas - and most every where in July! Time of year to stand in the rain and get cool - thus the name - Bloomin' Hot Rain!


I began by painting the entire 16x20 canvas with the Pebeo orange.


Then added the dark blue black. 


I had no idea what I was doing from the beginning - just painted.
Some accidental drips formed the rain so it remained. Fun!! 


At first I tried to cover the bottom of the drips the hills formed.  And so it went... until it looked like a keeper... for now!  





I have been so inspired by Summer of Color.  Thanks bunches and bunches Kristin for hosting this fun.  And your tutorial videos are totally FABULOUS.  Even with hundreds of submissions - you leave us all a comment. How incredible is that?!  There was no pressure - no rules - no theme - just permission given to create.  Of course, we all hope to win the incredibly nice prize each week too!!   It's just been a SUPER FINE experience in every way. 
Hugs to all. j. 
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25 comments:

  1. WOW, Joi - this is fantastic!! Love the hot, hot colours!
    Lucky accident with the dripping rain! :))

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  2. I love your painting, it exudes heat, and it is always great how little drips or runs turn into serendipitous happenings. Great use of the colours, and I love the blue black - always mix my own, but I think I will look for that one. SOC is always fun, I always look forward to it, too. Wish I could send you some cool rain, it thundered all night and today is cool and wet - really lovely. Have a great day, hugs, Valerie

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  3. What a wonderful painting, you can feel the heat!

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  4. Brilliant artwork, Joi, how wonderfully you have used oranges and blue, love it!

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  5. I had so much fun following you through the SOC this year! You are very talented, my friend! I love what you did with this week's SOC colors! You painting us absolutely gorgeous!!! Hope to see you again next year! Hugs, Sharon

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  6. Holy freaking awesome Joi!! I can't believe you just started painting and ended up with gorgeous work of art, how jealous am I! Stunning!!! I can feel the heat coming off your hot scene, those colours are so fiery and vibrant! LOVE the flowers in the corner!! You are such a talent, wow!! hugs :)

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  7. Gee whiz! You are so talented.....love how it all came into 'being', too......LOVE those flowers, too:):)

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  8. Great Bloomin Hot Rain landscape

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  9. Oh this is so RICH AND DEEP. Love seeing your process and then the result. Nice!!

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  10. Thank you for your sweet comment Joi! And thank you for playing along this year! xo

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  11. Amazing, fantastic canvas and the colours are so eye catching . Brilliant. Tracy x

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  12. Dreamy piece, love it, BJ

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  13. Wow, Joi! What a gorgeous canvas!! ~ Blessings, Tracey

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  14. What an amazing painting, Joi - it has such warmth and depth - a beautiful sweeping landscape - I love it.
    Alison xx

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  15. Oh my!! Such rich vibrant color! You truly are an artist!!! Gorgeous!!! xo

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  16. OMG!!! This is just FABULOUS!!! I love the intensity of the color, the accidental rain...lol...and those flowers! Amazing canvas...just love it! PINNED!!!

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  17. Joi...I totally LOVE the way you create ... just DO IT and don't have so much planning. I love the spontaneity of your creative process. Your canvas is gorgeous. I totally love the oranges you've got going here. Dyan's orange is so vivid and I think the Pebeo paints are awesome. I don't have a whole lot of experience with them but I've tried them on a little gelli plating. Really such an interesting piece. You are so inspiring! Thanks for sharing and for the very sweet comments you leave on my blog. <3 Candy

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  18. So much depth, and richness of colour...a masterpiece Joi!

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  19. Love what you you did with these colors!

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  20. Love what you you did with these colors!

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  21. You certainly are super talented Joi with paints in your hand. A stunning canvas.
    Julie x

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Your comments are dear to me. My reply button still isn't fixed so..... thanks bunches and bunches. XXj.