Sit back and just let the creativity flow

Today I started a new piece of art, it was a nice treat to sit back and just let the creativity flow. Taking myself on a journey to a new world, where life is exactly what you want to see. This is one of the most relaxing ways to spend a few hours of time.

My project began with a pencil and a 9 x 12″ sheet of heavy paper. For some reason I saw this cute and slightly plump green elf smiling as he stood there on a tree limb picking red berries. All of a sudden the green trees and leaves against the red berries jumped out and grabbed my attention for the rest of the day. Before long I had painted in details and color, added a spear for his protection, colorful deep woods to explore, developing a beautiful mysterious alternative reality.

It was great fun, and a wonderful way to spend my day.

I recommend allowing paint to take you on a journey as one of the best ways to relax and enjoy your moments.

As the piece has been turning out well, I’ve decided to continue working on it for a few more sessions, and bring out more of the magical aspects that await to be found during my next day off.

Completed

Here it is ‘Green Forest Fairy’ acrylic on paper 9 x 12″ the colors are very vibrant on the original, and shows the colors fairly close in this image

Green Forest Fairy

A few days ago I began a small painting on a sheet of paper as a way to unwind and enjoy some creative time. The process was a lot of fun and I had posted previously on how I found it a great way to relax.

The painting is finished and I wanted to share it with my followers and encourage anyone to just relax by trying out acrylic or any type of water based paint on paper.

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