Playing with Abstracts

Do you ever paint, just for the sake of painting, not really trying to make anything in particular?
 I do that once in a while. It makes me feel like a kid again.  It feels awesome.  Just let go of fears and go for it!

And then I scan the paintings and play around with cropping different sections.  Each little section could be an artwork in itself.  I love it!

I rotated this one and sliced it it half.  These could work as bookmarks... what do you think?

P.S. Happy Halloween!  I know this post is not with the theme of the day, but I had to post it anyway :)


  1. These are great, Elise. I love the colors. I think it's important to just "let yourself go." That's when you're really able to create!

  2. It has been so long since I last painted anything... I love the colors on the last ones.
    Thank you so much for stopping by my blog!

  3. wow, that's awesome. those are sections of the one painting? even more amazing!

  4. Your abstracts are gorgeous... swoon.....

    hugs ~ Crystelle

  5. I do sit and play with my water color pencils while watching TV. I have never thought of scanning and manipulating the creations. Thanks for the tip!