Sunday, July 23, 2017

Transparently Colorful

Rothko was the subject of my next lesson. I attempted to replicate his layers of translucent oil layers in acrylics and think I achieved some measure of success. I preferred thinning with matte medium than with the gel transparentizer. Flow-aid made the glaze too wet and just created uncontrollable drips. However, the flow-aid solution was a perfect substitute for a turpentine wash
Title: "Multiform #1"

Fractured Portrait

So, yeah, I can't seem to control myself. I also signed up for Dirty Footprint Studio's 21 Secrets: Tools & Techniques. (As if ...