About Me

Murrieta, CA, United States
Hi! Welcome to my blog. I am a mixed media artist who lives in Murrieta, California. I work in acrylics, watercolor, pastel, charcoal and other water and drawing media. My main subjects are abstracts, abstract landscapes, florals and gardens, equine abstracts and dog portraits. I love to use color! I try to incorporate the three C's in all of my work - color, contrast and composition! Most of these paintings are for sale. Please check with me for availability and prices if not posted. Contact me at: carol.engles@gmail.com carolenglesart.blogspot.com or carolengles.artspan.com Art copyrighted 2008-2018

Wednesday, October 27, 2010

October Pond One

10 x 14 mixed media on paper. I am doing several of these - for the Fall season! I think of Fall colors and Voila!  Creating art is a different process for everyone. Some artists plan their work out very carefully, use reference photos or sketches, or work outside and view their subject "en plein air". And then some of us, pull images or ideas out of our head. That is what I have done here. I try to keep them simple and hopefully the simplicity comes through to you.  Some days I really don't want to work too hard  - I  just want to relax with my art!


Theresa Paden said...

I really like the simplicity and the complementary colors are great. It definitely says Fall. I especially like the touch of turquoise here and there.

Carol Engles said...

Thank you Theresa!. I like the turquoise, too. I try to add a contrasting or unexpected color, especially in my landscapes. I think it makes the piece more lively and interesting.