I had this new idea: To dry acrylic paint on parchment paper then peal it off and use that in a piece of art. So I picked out about 4 different colors of paint: dark and light purple, gold and a pearlescence beige. I squirted them all onto parchment paper, swirled them around with the tip of a paintbrush (not the bristle end) and q-tips. Not too vigorously though because I still wanted to see each individual color that was used.
I knew that when this was dry I was going to use it to create flowers. After a few days of letting it dry I then decided to create a background for these flowers. Instead of making the "traditional" blue sky and green grass I decided to incorporate the purples and gold into the background as well.
Now comes the fun part of peeling the paint and balling it up! (Sorry I got so excited at this stage I forgot to take pictures!)
After gluing the flowers down I painted the stems and finished with the leaves. I was leaning towards the leaves being blue since nothing else in the painting was as it seems but I wanted the person to at least recognize the leaves so I elected to paint them green.
Purple Passion Flowers is now for sale at my art studio at Olde Towne Art. I should have taken a side view of it so you could see the dimension on these flowers, I just love it.