This painting started out as some “smears” on the canvas. The swimming animal appeared in the smears in front of the colorful sky. The rest of the painting was partly from smears. I added details.
The Great Blue Heron applique is a photo printed on fabric.
E7 Diesel passenger train. I viewed the complete double rainbow in North Carolina but I changed the scenery.
Flowers and leaves are 3-D appliques. The background is woven strips of fabric.
This painting started out as a “Smear” painting. When the face appeared after multiple smears of paint on the canvas, I developed the rest of the dog.
If you look closely, there is a small bee in the upper left quarter. The flowers are crocheted. The leaves are hand embroidered.