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Oiler Boilers & Spray Bottles

I’m a water media girl (fluid acrylics and watercolour), and I’ve been experimenting with allowing the medium to paint itself through the help of pouring, spraying and encouraging the pigment to move where you want with water.

Today’s video is a short demo of how I use 2 of my favourite tools to accomplish my goals.
 
 

 
 

Fluid acrylics on 140lb. Cold Press watercolour paper.

Fluid acrylics on 140lb. Cold Press watercolour paper.

 
 

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I spent an hour experimenting with a variety of media on the new Terraskin paper. Terraskin is a polymer paper, like Yupo, but it is coated in limestone and is known as a “stone” paper.

I was kinda digging the Copic markers on the wood pad – so I did a whole pumpkin marker drawing and I’m not hating it.

So I finally got around to testing out the Kizara Wood Pad with some mixed results. I tested graphite, felt tip, brush pen, watercolour and Copic markers.

Everyone likes some stained glass – so here’s… dum, dum DAAAH – Pebeo Vitrail! on Mylar. Kicking it like it’s stained glass for realz.

Except it’s not.

Pebeo Prisme Fantasy & Moon paint demo and giveaway!

Art supply haul from Above Ground Art Supplies. Yay!

I taught myself how to use Photoshop – so this is just my way of filling, flatting and creating shade and shadow. It’s all pretty limited – but it gets the job done in a way that I really like.

Hope it’s useful to you too.

What I can do is record my current process for creating this Tarot deck. So here it is…

This is how I take a blue-lined, inked page and get it ready for colouring.