I recently purchased an inexpensive multi-brush pack so I could try out a bunch of brushes seemed gimmicky to me, but that I was intrigued by. The comb brush was a huge hit! I love the fun shape it creates! The top painting used Winsor & Newton Permanent Rose; the bottom painting was done in Winsor & Newton Payne's Grey.
I have really been enjoying Winsor & Newton's Permanent Rose & the Sumi Gold together. I think the pairing works well for text. The highlights come out in this vibrant hot pink, a definite favorite color & very festive. Other materials include Arches Hot Press, 140lb., Morton's Kosher Salt, & American Painter Round 1 Brush. Hope your week is off to a strong start! Happy Tuesday Y'all!
I came across this word & think that it could have been written about my process of making. Aleatory describes the material interaction point that I am always chasing. Glad to know the word for it. Happy Monday Y'all!
True Story #7
I have added some of the True Stories to my society 6 shop. And if you click here there is free shipping on orders placed before September 22, 2013, Midnight Pacific Time.
Let Go of the Process
I don't know if I agree with this quote as I think it is very important to be found with your paintbrush in hand steadily working away, but it is an interesting concept to think about.
One of my friends recently got engaged & I wanted to say, "Congratulations!" So I painted her this banner. I used Arches Hot Press, Winsor & Newton Permanent Rose, Sumi Gold, Morton's Kosher Salt, American Painter Round 1 & Photoshop. The gold in the actual painting really reflects & sparkles; I am still working on documenting the gold correctly. Happy Wednesday Y'all!
The Moon is Made of Green Cheese
This weekend I was experimenting with a newly acquired color, Hooker Green, & of course had to try the salt application on it. I was surprised at the browns that showed up. I don't know if it is impurities in the salt or paint, oxidization, or some sort of patina effect. What I do know is I will certainly be experimenting with other colors. This image was made using Arches Hot Press, Winsor & Newton Hooker Green, American Painter 1 Round Brush, Morton's Kosher Salt, & Photoshop (for the background).
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