Mixed-Media Poe Painting

Poe-image

by Mellanie Collins
8″x10″
acrylic over paper on hardboard

Another acrylic painting! The Poe fest continues with this 8″x10″ painting. I took some pages from the poetry section of an old book of Edgar Allan Poe’s works and pasted them onto my hardboard and got right to painting.  As I did with my Albert Einstein painting, I put down many thin layers to get a blended effect.

Here’s an image of the work in progress with my reference photos and preliminary painted sketch.  I like how this painting turned out.  I was going to put it up for sale, but I just can’t part with it.  At least, not right now.

Poe_draft

** I’m posting process photos and other things on my FB page.  Check it out **
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2 responses to “Mixed-Media Poe Painting

  1. This is such a GREAT painting! Terrific depth and contrast and I love the neutral colors. Haha, I understand why you’d want to keep it!

    • Mellanie C

      Thanks Cindy! I’d love to make pieces like this consistently. And larger pieces too! Funny to think how large I think an 8″x10″ painting is.

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