Daily Creative Prompt ~ October 19: INDIGO
As a color, INDIGO is among one of my favorites.
It has a depth to it that poets write about.
Depending on who you are, INDIGO could summon thoughts of unusual children with supernatural traits. Or maybe it puts you in a certain mindset. In color psychology, INDIGO strengthens the right brain and Symbology says that it describes honesty, trust and a solid foundation.
This prompt could be used to great effect in your mixed media project by creating contrast, calming a busy page, or even using some of that INDIGO poetry to inspire. However you choose to use it, you can be sure that it will be good!
Here is how I integrated it today:
Yesterday’s dripping needed some extra oomph, so I added in some additional color drips, some gesso splotches, and just a tiny bit of mark making….it needed to happen!
Then I addressed today’s prompt. Choosing to use paper, I cut 3 circles of different sizes and attached them to the canvas with gel medium. The circles replicate the ones that I created during the mark making process, and repeating them here helps to unify all of the elements and create a cohesive piece.
One more day! …hmmm, I feel some words coming on!
See you tomorrow for the last installment of this week’s mixed media project
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