abstracting continues

river abstract 2

This is the second one I've finished. I feel now like I should go look up what it means to be abstract, but I'm not entirely sure it would help.

I'm pleased with the lines and colors in this one, and particularly pleased about the places where the lines that indicate fields interact with the lines that indicate terrain.

No sooner was the above finished than I started the next. When I asked the kids what color the river valley was, if the hills were blue-green, three voices all said purple. Alice originally specified a redder color than I eventually chose for the river itself, but the whole thing is making me happy in a goofy, giggly kind of way:

river abstract 3 process