REPORTS ON EXPERIMENTAL TECHNIQUES
Please see my
for continuation of my reports on new paintings and experiments
I'm doing. I've still got the wax paper bit on the agenda but had a couple ideas
I just had to try out now and finish up on another project that I started
at the SWMWS demonstration I did a couple weeks ago.
Currently I'm working on developing
textural effects by putting wax paper into wet gesso (and/or acrylic
paint) and then allowing dark, inks of much less viscosity to
move in the layer between the wax paper and the gesso/paint.
Some inks will also do this without any paper when dropped
into wet gesso. However, that often produces an entirely different
effect which is a little more predictable. When I'm able to
get my galleries or blog open I will post some results there.
Different papers and films (plastic food
film, zB) each behave differently and produce different patterns. The
wax paper, however produces the most varied patterns with reliable
As a result of this work, I've also
found that painting on wax paper that has glued itself to gesso also
produces interesting effects. I still have many different
ways to explore using this technique. I'll report on this as soon as I
get a consistent result.