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Sunday, September 5, 2010

Waiting and Watching, photo, fabric, gesso, watercolor and fabric spray paints, September 2010

3 comments:

Lorraine @ creativedaily said...

Hi Marcia! This is lovely! Thanks so much for signing up to follow my blog. Cheers....

Vic said...

I love this collage and several of the sketchbook pages. Do you ever comment about your process (eg. how you created the above collage)? I really like it when artists share their techniques and I am a beginner so I am looking to find more of that.
Thanks,
Vicki Sheppard

Marcia said...

Vicki, Thanks for your comment. I haven't really commented much about the processes of these artworks. This one I know I used fabric spray paints all over the paper. Then, cut other fabrics and patterned papers and glued them to the paper, probably with a matte medium. Then, smudged gesso in spots with a cotton ball to soften the look. The photograph was altered by soaking it in water and then using sandpaper to scrape away the background. Then I used watercolor paints to paint on top of the photo's background. The letters were rub-on letters. I will try to write more about how I made my artworks as I post new posts. Thanks for commenting!

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