What a tough choice! The Super Spirals challenge attracted artists of many media and genres–and what a wealth of creativity these artists displayed in working spirals into their art.
In the end, though, the most votes went to Denise (user name: imke) for her painting Primary Colors (below). Regarding her unique use of the spiral, Denise says, "As I was contemplating the subject of this challenge, I just happened to look down at my studio desk and saw several tubes of paint, and my solution to the challenge hit me. It was just that simple…
Denise will receive a $50 North Light Books gift certificate for her winning entry.
Primary Colors (oil, 6×6) by Denise (user name: imke)
(For a larger view, click on the image.)
Other finalists were kvb340 for Concentric Squash (watercolor, 29×21); Nebular for Bird’s Eye (collage, 3×3) and Peggy SCx for Spiral Gyre in Blue (Watercolor and metallic fluid acrylic, 15×22). You can view the work of these finalists plus that of other entrants in the Super Spirals Paint-Off challenge by clicking here.
To enter the current Paint-Off challenge, go to the All-Media Paint-Off forum on the Artists Network message board. You could win a $50 North Light Books gift certificate. (Remember to log on as a registered forum member to post artwork and messages on Artists Network forums.)