Back to Painting One to try a new technique. I thought it would be fun to create some texture with this one and see how that played out. Painting is fun. I take my work seriously but it should also be fun. I try new things to see how they work. Sometimes it works, and sometimes not. All of it is totally fine. Sometimes a technique that doesn't work will lead me to an idea that does work and that's really magic.
Warm grey was spread on the left and a dry brush used to make the cloudy fluff in the lower left. Then I used a plastic fork to make horizontal marks. The fork was fun to use but the paint wasn't quite thick enough to really make a visual impact and you'll see later, the texture of the marks from the fork get lost pretty quickly with subsequent layers of paint.
More texture is added using dry brush, water spritzing, and here is one of the Pipettes in the foreground.
Drying between layers. I could use a hair dryer, but since I'm working on other paintings at the same time, there is plenty of time for a slower dry.
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