Created by: Joyce Cozby
Project

Bokeh Daisy

Share a little about the materials, processes and techniques used to create this piece. This is one of three paintings that attempt to capture the photography blur technique called Bokeh, defined as the way the lens renders out-of-focus points of light. I used small cups and bottles, as well as caps and sponges to recreate this effect and was only partially successful. This is my first attempt at acrylic outside of class projects. I have a long way to go. This was painted on canvas board. Is the piece for sale? No

You Can Make This

Joyce Cozby made Bokeh Daisy with:

Acrylic Painting: Basics & Beyond

Online Class

Acrylic Painting: Basics & Beyond

with Michael Lynne

  • Acrylic Paint

Project Description

Share a little about the materials, processes and techniques used to create this piece. This is one of three paintings that attempt to capture the photography blur technique called Bokeh, defined as the way the lens renders out-of-focus points of light. I used small cups and bottles, as well as caps and sponges to recreate this effect and was only partially successful. This is my first attempt at acrylic outside of class projects. I have a long way to go. This was painted on canvas board. Is the piece for sale? No

Q&A with Joyce Cozby

Spirit of Hope asked:
What an interesting idea to incorporate contemporary photographic lighting and effects into a painting. I'm not sure I ever would've thought to do that!
Joyce Cozby answered:
I found the photos when I was looking for a still life alternative. There were two cups with overlapping circles of light. It was so unique. I did some more research and found the photos that I tried to recreate. I was taking a break from classes and decided I might as well give it a try. They turned out better than I expected.