I've devised a number of techniques and layer combinations using acrylic paints over the years and I am returning to them for inspiration and to document them on media boards as a resource.
This one - Scraped Geso Layer - I taught at Ministry of Mixology in April 2019.
1. Seal substrate with a layer of gesso.
2. Tear and add some tissue tape.
3. Dip in watery colour/s and dry.
4. Stamp text and/or numbers using black archival ink.
5. Scrape gesso randomly and lightly over the surface using a palette knife keeping it flat.
6. Splatter using leftover watery paint.
7. Create a dark frame firstly dabbling and spritzing some watery burnt umber mixed with quinacridone gold - dry.
8. Mix neat quinacridone gold with paynes grey and slide the brush around the very edge and dry.
The scraped gesso is a long-time favourite of mine - great to have all these techniques lined up and available - thank you for sharing them again.
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