I paint with acrylics on watercolor paper, using the process of layering the paint and scratching back to reveal unique colors and textures in my paintings.
Mars is the fourth planet from the sun and so I painted a small sun as if one was looking from mars. Mars is named after the male Roman god of passion and war and is the ruling planet of the sun sign of Aries. Mars is known as the red planet because it appears as an orange red star in the sky. From the close-up photos we can see that mars has a rusty color due to the iron in the soil. I chose the bright red color to help make the painting strong and graphic. While I used lots of circles and curves, I also included sharpe shapes to bring in the male aspect.. I'm pleased, it was fun to paint and is quite dramatic, like the planet mars, itself.
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Color: Light Blue