I worked on that yesterday and today, paint, tissue, charcoal, papers, it is gratifying to see those layers in the background. Because I like a busy looking piece of art, this is fun for me. I also so appreciate a simpler form and look, but, find that harder ,I try those things also.
If you go to http://allnorasart/. blogspot.com/ you will see you can still register for a class in these fun techniques. You will meet fun people, you won't feel intimidated, you will just feel like your having fun.
I have a navy blue acrylic paint that I love mixed with gray and browns also white. That is what I used in these paintings.