Posts Tagged by canvas
|June 30, 2015||Posted by Robin under Acrylic, Mixed Media|
Its all about the Base…
So what are you favorite things to paint on..
I used to love canvas..but it has lost its allure for me, I’m not sure why…this is on canvas..and I love how the texture shows through..but I think it is the soft or pliable nature that goes against the need for a very hard surface that I am enjoying painting on now..
I love painting on mixed media paper as well..I love using a brayer on it and how it has the slightest texture and is not very rigid but flexible.
I love painting on drift wood, with its smooth yet uneven surface. I love painting rings around it in colorful bold stripes.
..but my all time fav is plywood..I love the hard surface..the characteristic grain of the wood..the discrepancies within the grain..the affordability of it..and the large sizes you can buy..also how you can use it for many things..a table top for creating..a coffee table top..a wall hanging or art pieces..or just use it to build things after it is painted..try it with a found piece of plywood..you’ll love it..!
|January 18, 2013||Posted by Robin under Digitallly Altered|
Joy in Being different..8 x 10 canvas,acrylic, ink,home made spray ink….
Just playing around with a small canvas and spray inks..I altered it in Corel PSP with some textures backgrounds and played around with the hue, saturation and lighting..Which one do you like best..?
|May 4, 2012||Posted by Robin under Collage|
|January 29, 2012||Posted by Robin under polymer|
These are handmade polymer tiles adhered to an 8 x 10 canvas with Golden Gac 500 and tiny seed beads in the spaces between…the polymer tiles were made using square and rectangle cutters on polymer clay that has been put through a pasta machine several times for conditioning…in some of the tiles I used a rubber stamp for texture and design..afterwards I applyied a layer of Gac 500 over the whole piece…