Originally posted on Brotherly Love:
Today’s watercolor experiment:
I resorted to masking fluid again as the starting point for my watercolor today. It may sound silly, but I look forward to the random splashing and the moving and jerking around of the paper to impose some manner of pattern. It inspires me.
Today, I wanted to see if I could coax random splashes of inks, the same consistency as the masking fluid, into patterns that would complement the negative spaces that would be revealed once the latex was removed.
I know that some of my inks are waterproof and some are water soluble. I didn’t pay too much attention to which ink I applied where, even though I knew that I would be flooding the paper with a watercolor wash in the next step. Since the predominant tone of the ink drips is dark (see above)…
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