Future Visions: Diptych Paintings

Yes, it's finished. Finally.

Well, actually, I finished it last week. But, I didn't get the chance to update here until now.

After my last diptych project update, I only did two more steps to finish the paintings:

1) First, I outlined the circles using a Zip Lock bag filled with white gesso (as if I'm decorating a cake). Then, I just added gesso to the remaining white part of the canvases. I scraped the gesso to make linear marks using a big toothed comb. Then, I let the whole thing dry overnight.

Diptych Project Update

2) As soon as the gesso was dry, I painted the outlines of the circles, overlapping with some of the gesso outline. The colours I used were Burnt Sienna and Renaissance Gold.

This is what the final piece looks like:

Future Visions: Diptych

And, this is what the paintings look like hanging at the wall of my lounge:

Diptych Paintings on the Wall

So, yeah. After almost two years, I'm done with these canvases. Now, on to the next project. 😉

About the Author Shai Coggins

Shai has been managing and blogging here at ShaiCoggins.com for 17 years. Here, she writes about creativity, productivity, and how to recharge for a better, happier lifestyle. She is the author of Today: Life Journal, Colour Bliss: Kaleidoscopes, and a little known children's book. A serial entrepreneur, Shai also currently runs Vervely.com, a boutique digital media agency offering online content, community, and conversion marketing services. Her blogging experience and digital work have been featured in various media, including being listed in Fast Company's "Most Influential Women in Technology" list. Originally from Manila, Shai lived in Singapore and the USA before moving to Australia with her British husband. They have two children, a pet bunny, and a rambunctious rescue Labrador.

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