100 Marks Print | Colors & Comfort Zones
Inspired by The 100 Day Project, I came up with the idea of creating a piece of art by adding 1 mark a day for 100 days! Last year, I did this in black and white, and this year I decided to do it in color!
Working in color was something that was a little scary and uncomfortable for me because it's not something I usually use a lot of--which was exactly why I needed to take a big leap out of my comfort zone and go all in!
This mixed media piece was created over the course of 100 days using different techniques, tools, materials, and colors! Before I began, I created 100 prompts--words that could help inspire me. I randomly picked a prompt everyday and used that word as the theme for that day's mark.
The entire project has felt like a collaboration with all the different things I worked with: the watercolor paper, the paints and inks, the brushes, palette knives, flowers, balloon, string, rubber band, and even a red onion! It wouldn’t have ended up the way it did without each element.
Creating this piece has been a beautiful experience in creative exploration, surrendering and allowing things to be, letting things develop at a slower pace, facing fears and insecurities, and immersing myself in the world of color. I am very excited to share it with you!
I hope this print inspires you to color outside the lines and step outside your comfort zone! That it can serve as a gentle reminder that life can be a little more interesting when we courageously take that step, that there are new perspectives for us to see, new things for us to try, and that the unknown can be a fun and exciting place to explore!
The photos include the final print as well as process images.
- Includes: One print. Frame is not included.
- Measures 8" x 10", can be displayed vertically or horizontally
- Choose to purchase the print as is or with an 11" x 14" white mat while supplies last
- Professionally printed on high quality heavyweight 100% cotton fine art matte paper (archival acid and lignin free) with archival inks
- Each print is signed on the back
- A thank you gift for you: Each print also comes with a 4"x6" calligraphy print to inspire you to color outside your comfort zone
- Original is acrylic, watercolor, ink, and crayon on watercolor paper
- Carefully packaged and shipped in a non-bendable mailer
- Made in Southern California
Please note that colors may vary slightly from how they appear on your screen due to different monitor/screen settings
ART FOR A CAUSE:
$5 from this print will be donated to True Colors United. True Colors United implements innovative solutions to youth homelessness that focus on the unique experiences of LGBTQ young people. LGBTQ young people are 120% more likely to experience homelessness than all other youth. TCU believes in a world where every LGBTQ young person, wherever they live, is celebrated for being their authentic selves and feels safe and supported.
A SPECIAL THANK YOU
to those of you who have been a part of this journey from day 1! I am grateful for your support and encouragement throughout the process!
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