Natural Art…painting with food stuff, berries, and flowers!

The other working day I began experimenting with different art components. There are so lots of strategies to make truly authentic art. With a blank white piece a paper in entrance of me there are no restrictions.

I promptly went to the fridge. I made use of broccoli scrubbed into the paper, then carrots, and beet juice. This led me to the spice cabinet where by cous-cous seasoning set out a impressive, and wealthy ochre shade. Cinnamon was pretty and comfortable and worked perfectly for some shadowing consequences. This was a fascinating experiment in the intensity and quantities of normal dye in food stuff and spice samples!

I then took my shade look for outside. To my surprise the vibrant purple geraniums that are outside my entrance door, when squished and scrubbed into the paper I was functioning with transform an wonderful dark purple. Bouganvilla blossoms also a purple wide variety transform a incredibly pretty… rasberry. I use some yummy tree bark to scrub alongside side the daring shades to soften the transition of shades. It performs, as does a wierd inexperienced seed, for some incredibly described inexperienced lines of route. Kentucky blue grass scrubbed into paper leaves a comfortable chlorophyll smudge to perform with.

So, check out something new with art. Go outside, obtain flowers, twigs, bark, seeds, grasses, soil, everything and everything. You will be stunned at the shades you get , the quantities of shade contained in items, and it will be a step back again into time. I was generally intriqued by the incredibly initially airbrush paintings on the cave walls at Lascaux south western France, where by pigments have been blown thru a reed, and scrubbed on with mats of moss. These visuals have been created of maganese and iron oxide and are above 17,000 a long time previous.

There are so lots of choices when taking into consideration painting with mother nature, you just have to give different features a check out.


“Rapidly food stuff”                       18×24

Broccoli, carrots, cinnamon, tree bark, cous-cous seasoning, purple geraniums, purple bouganvilla, curry powder, and a wierd inexperienced seed, on watercolor paper.

Art should not be cozy, it should be something of the unidentified, a problem. Artists need to access, to investigate, to encourage, and look into….. opening new frontiers in considered.

Go out and touch something new nowadays.