So I thought I would share one more - from my initial drawing to the final product. In this case it took about 45 minutes - kept fumbling with the drawing.
Panel is 6x8" Terraskin glued on to 1/8 " door-skin and treated with black gesso warmed with red acrylic (see how I prepare at bottom of post). Initial drawing is water soluble pencil. I can easily wipe off and correct. Once I am happy I have used yellow China Marker for final sketch then spray down with water and remove white pencil.
Now trying to lay in the paint one spot at a time and trying to avoid blending - just side by side or overtop.
Final product - it is what it is!
Preparing panels - for small pieces I use TerraSkin or linen or canvas glued on door-skin. I increasingly like working on dark surface for these small panels - not sure why but I do. In this case I use black gesso mixed with a bit of quinacradone red to warm it. I often add an acrylic to the gesso to give it colour. I use a small cheap disposable foam roller to apply and it gives a nice even surface with some "tooth". I do not like painting on smooth surface - I like SOME tooth.
I cover the roller with a small disposable glove and it keeps moist and usable for many days.
Oh the struggle, the passion, the thrill!!ReplyDelete
It's all good... it's actually
So nice to see you walking the walk!