Wednesday, December 8, 2010
I finished this small painting tonight. It is a get-well card for a dear friend. It is painted on 140 lb. Canson Tientes 140 lb. watercolor paper and is 5" x 7" in size. First I loosly drew the flower and then I randomly poured liquid mask over the surface and sprayed it with water to form abstract patterns. After it dried I covered the surface with water and poured colors wet into wet over the surface, trying to keep them approximately in the correct areas. After it dried (with the help of the hair dryer) I removed the mask and then tightened the painting with both positive and negative painting. I like the random areas of light created by the mask.