On the Willamette

On the Willamette

On the Willamette

I did this small study today to test out how watersoluble markers work on a smooth gessoed panel. It’s like working with a limited selection of watercolors. Also I discovered that ink just sits on top of the gesso. It does not stick or sink into it. So, if you apply a second layer, it tends to lift the previous layer instead of building up to a darker more opaque color. The color remains transparent and shows the texture and streaks in the gesso underneath.

6×6 inch (15×15 cm) Sintra PVC gessoed panel, Arteza Real Brush pens, and Arteza flat waterbrush.

Jim

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