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 pet 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 text me at: (951) 704-2440 carolengles.artspan.com Art copyrighted 2008-2021

Thursday, January 19, 2012

January Field One, abstract landscape by Carol Engles

5 x 7 mixed media on paper. This is a previous painting that I am considering for a larger painting.   Many of my paintings are done with bright, vibrant colors. But, I also enjoy working with neutral colors and then adding accents of brighter colors to create interest and surprise. I like the pink, lavender, chartreuse and aqua in this piece. HERE'S YOUR ASSIGNMENT: Tell me if you think this painting is a good candidate for a larger painting.


sue k said...

Love this. Yes - it will be great as a larger painting. I'd pull the horizon down a tad--not that you were asking... Not as low as I usually go as I usually go drastic, but a little. Nice work, Carol!

Carol Engles said...

Thanks Sue! Good idea. I might add some more graduation to the sky as well.