I enjoyed last week's experiment so much that I decided to have at it again, but with a little more restriction. I often find myself in a color rut, so instead of just reaching for my usual favorites, I did a bit of research on Marc Chagall's color palette. The results were not perfect, because he worked in oils while I'm using acrylics. However, I was quite happy with the experiment and feel that with a little bit of work, I could probably permanently bust myself out of my color rut :-)
Here's what I used, in this order:
140 lb cold press watercolor paper substrate
Polymer medium, liquid
Printed tissue paper
Sheer white tissue paper
Brush style black Faber-Castell Pitt pen
|Adhere tissue paper to substrate.|
|Wrapping paper - cut out shapes and adhere |
them where desired. Cover with sheer tissue paper.
|Add diluted acrylics and allow to dry before next step|
|Loosely paint flowers|
|Add diluted coat of gesso mixed with |
medium, and draw in details
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