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Saturday, April 12, 2008

Another Double Grid

Another double spread in my beautiful journal from spacedogstudios on Etsy.

11 comments:

Alan said...

Well done. I keep saying it but if you keep producint them you will just have to get used to it....another gem!

Margaret Ann said...

I love the double page spreads and the grid format you are using enhances it so! It's kind of like getting all sorts of mini-jewels wrapped up in one! Again, wonderful composition and selection of elements...love your thumb holding the page! :)

Anita Davies said...

LOL!...Thank you so much Alan!

Thank you Margaret...I love the idea of 'mini jewels'. My first solo exhition was called Hidden Treasures and I created a series of 5x5 roses on canvas entitled 'Little Gems'.

Ann said...

These are so intriguing. I love what you do with the layout of these page spreads. Each part is so marvelous to look at on it's own yet still woven into the whole.

SCquiltaddict said...

another terrific post...love the lettering too!!

Anita Davies said...

Thanks Ann & Margaret!

Lor Lor said...

Hi Anita
Thank you for your kind words about my work. I've been enjoying your drawings since I encountered them on EDMsuperblog. I like the way you divide up your pages and the lovely soft colours.

Anita Davies said...

Thanks Lorlor.

Scrappy Cat said...

I just love your painting style, and I especially love your grids. I have a question about how you work the grids - do you layout the grid first and then fill it, or do you decide what you want to paint first and then figure out your grid? I know it can be done either way, just curious how you do it.

Cheryl

Anita Davies said...

I do a little of both really Cheryl. I'll start with a large box that fills the page and sometimes I split the box the night before with the intention of producing a grid the following day and sometimes I'll sketch the grid out right there on location, knowing I won't have time for a larger sketch. Either way, I always draw ALL of the boxes together and then fit the art in and around them. I find it a good compositional exercise.
Thankyou for your kind comments, hope my reply answers your question.

Scrappy Cat said...

Yes, you answered my question, thank you. I'm going to try doing grids myself.