3712 – Rock, Paper, Scissors – A Natural Collaboration

3712 Rock, Paper, Scissors. Collaboration - It's a Draw, Mixed Media, 24 x 12 inches, Copyright Wendie Donabie3712 – Rock, Paper, Scissors – A Natural Collaboration

Mixed media on Canvas

24 x 12  inches, Framed


Based on the child’s game, Rock, Paper,  Scissors, I wanted to incorporate real objects in a painting that could reflect collaboration rather than conflict.

After a couple of false starts, here is what I came up with . . . A Creek in Algonquin – Rock Paper, Scissors Collaboration

I applied children’s paper scissors, tissue paper and stones to create the texture on the canvas. Then I gessoed over the entire piece before painting. At points, I thought I would pull out my hair but I was really pleased with the final result.

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