By Sherrill Kahn
Create in addition to mixed-media grasp Sherrill Kahn as she indicates you dozens of how to make luminous textures and surfaces on either paper and upholstery. This step by step visible advisor demonstrates precisely tips on how to get nice effects utilizing paints, inks, resists, stamps, markers, and lots more and plenty extra. upload colour and texture to collages, paintings quilts, or simply approximately any artistic venture by means of exploring greater than 50 enjoyable and artistic innovations utilizing easy-to-find offers.
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Apply tape to the chosen surface (blue tape for paper, masking tape for fabric). Already painted surfaces are excellent for this technique. 2. You can apply color over the tape with either a sponge or brush, or as in this example, add color and texture with a rubber stamp and then sponge out the edges to blend the design. 50 Mixed-Media Master Class with Sherrill Kahn Tip If you are applying color with a sponge, remove excess color onto another sponge or a piece of fabric or paper before applying it to the surface with the tape.
After the wax is dry, spray the surface with water and apply liquid paint. 4. When the paint is dry, place the piece between deli papers or copy papers and press with a hot iron to remove the wax. Wax resist was applied with a brush to white cotton. While the wax was wet, the hard end of a brush was used to make lines in it. Layers of acrylic washes (page 35) were applied to the dried wax. 62 Mixed-Media Master Class with Sherrill Kahn This piece was done on white fabric. Wax patterns were applied with a brush and lines were drawn into the wet wax with the hard end of the brush.
Then I applied washes of paint over the gesso, and they soaked through to copy paper placed below the fabric, creating the two pieces shown. Using Kirkland photo paper, I applied gesso with a brush, and while the gesso was wet I scratched into the surface with the end of the brush handle. When the gesso was dry, I applied layers of color. Resists 53 This piece was created on illustration board. I glued a variety of collage materials to the surface, including tissue paper and torn pieces from my rubber stamp catalog.