I’m crazy about texturizing medium, a paste used to add surface texture to a canvas. Stiffer than paint straight from a tube, I love to scoop out blobs of paste with a palette knife and mix in a few drops of paint. Once dry, texturizing paste doesn’t drip or droop. I like to create peaks and grooves with a palette knife, and you can also make press patterns into it, or use it as glue to add collage items.
I used texturizing paste is this part of my painting, Can you guess what these are?
What have you been experimenting with lately?
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Love the texture, and the colors you’ve picked. My guess is that we’re looking at flowers – or possibly a handful of Skittles without my glasses. Love seeing your work.
Hi Eli: As always you are spot on. They are indeed flowers – although now I’d really like to taste the rainbow.
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Does that non-drooping paste work on the body!? Does it come in an industrial-strength!? 😉
What am I experimenting with lately? Hmm, I guess it COULD be consider “experimenting for art.” 😈
I’ve been experimenting with the best way to hold my heating pad when I take my naps. Dull, aren’t I?
My experimentation involves color, texture and pattern. I love to crochet and have wanted for sometime to crochet a log cabin pattern afghan. Of course, the pattern that I had saved for two or three years could not be found. I generally play with yarn until it tells me what it wants to be when it grows up. So I played with the yarn, crocheting rectangles until a log cabin pattern appeared. While it’s very colorful–which I did want, I have gotten bored with the stitch. It’s the colors that keep me motivated. One more color to add, and I can think about finishing it off. Of course to keep it balanced, I’ll need two more colors–pink and what else??
Renee, I absolutely love that one. My first thought was it reminded me of the rhododendrons I grew up with. Just brilliant.