When I first started selling my art a few years ago, I used to do a series of mixed-media artwork which I called "Sari Art". Using watercolors and actual sari pieces I tried to capture the complex colors and textures of Indian saris on paper. It was really fun to do and interestingly enough there was a market for it. After a while, I moved on to other things.
For this week's Summer of Colors challenge (Purple, Purple, Yellow), I dug out an unfinished sari art. The main section was already painted in purple color along with the purple border which came from an actual sari. Last night, I added a couple of paper birds, colored them yellow and added the phrase "birds of same weather" also in yellow. I like the effect of purple and yellow together.
You will find examples of other sari art pieces on this blog here.
Linked to Paint Party Friday and Summer of Colors.
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