Week Five of Paint Your Heart and Soul 2021 was a class with Katrina Koltes, who showed us how to start a painting with translucent layers of colour, then find the faces and figures which appear as shapes in the random drips, squiggles and random shapes you've created. Next step was to start building on those found forms with acrylic paints, adding details to the figures and the background to tell a story.
Katrina found two figures embracing, which became and mermaid rescuing a sailor, with a stormy sea and a shipwreck in the background. In my random squiggles, I found five mermaids and ended up with a much more peaceful scene. I think they're sisters, they're listening to the song of the sea, feeling tranquil and letting the current take them along with the fishes wherever it will go.