Thursday, September 01, 2011

Oil on water

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This is the first bit of painting in a while, well the background at least! I tried out a technique of putting down some strokes of Vegetable oil on painted card and then adding some layers of watered down acrylic, the results were the background of this drawing, just wiping it back now and again I was able to keep adding texture.
I'd like to try it on a bigger scale to see if it works, but just need to work a way of not using my cooking oil.

2 comments:

Wayne "Rad Dad" Juffs said...

That is Ace man☋

Leo Slayer said...

smart.
would used cooking oil from take- aways work?? they generally won't charge you much/anything as they are glad to get rid.
take it easy.