Creations by Merete Hov

Creativity, to me this is mostly a question about curiosity!

Collage Challenge, set of four, play stage When all possibilities lies open, when I’m grabbing a color or three, adding some gesso or medium, or both, mixing them roughly, reaching for my big tools and a roll of tape, oh yes, then all Coronas is…

NEW SET OF FOUR

Clarifying “Purple engineering I and II”. I’ve been working with these two for some time now, and I do feel they are close to finished, just need to leave them for a little while, and see them with fresh eyes. (The colors are brighter in…

PURPLE ENGINEERING I and II

CLARIFYING These two “Purple Engineering” paintings. I love to finally proceed in cwo after rather many many rounds of acrylics and crayons, sanding and scraping and playing on the surfaces. The quest for finding what I love is continuously ongoing, and for each piece I…

CLARIFYING “Purple Engineering”

Latest and final play in dry medium and acrylics. Now ready for cw and oils, if I can manage to seal the most important marks so they don’t smear, I might be going directly to the clarify stage, I am actually starting to love them.

High key panels, explore stage

Still playing on the hollow door projects, these pieces are starting to communicate with me now, I like the energy, the colors which are almost hidden, the circular movements. Next step will be a little more water-soluble crayons before I proceed in cw and oils.

HIGH KEY PLAY

PLAY STAGE on a very windy Saturday Evening. Hollow door panels, so far only charcoal and water soluble crayons (on panels grounded with gesso and acrylics) Two panels first followed by many closeups) I had a very good time with my crayons!

NEW PLAY STAGE ON PANELS

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FAUVISM challengeFINISHED (for now at least)I found both paintings too screamingly colorful, so have tried to calm them down further. I believe I want to give the “Explorers” a few bright yellow pops to cheer them up though, before I send them out alone on…

FINISHED paintings

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