i went to washington d.c. for my big girl job this past week, and i had purchased a few new magazines to read along the way. one of the magazines was stampington's artists' cafe best of mixed media, which was excellent. in this issue, there was an article about image transfer by heather kindt.
not sure how long you all have been following this artistic journey, but, i have a thing for image transfer; so any article that talks about transfers- is a must read. heather used a fashion magazine for her images which made the transfer much easier as the paper was easy to rub away.
i couldn't wait to get home to try this out....below is my first try using a fashion magazine image.
working the paper; scratching, clawing for creative freedom. i love how the scratches take the next layer of paint. new again. bright. showing through the graphite and dark. little pops. makes you want to hold the paper closer. see.
tore through in the upper left hand corner.... sharing paint to the page before.
other side of the journal. and i love how the masking tape is there 'cause it is not needed; and worked. holding up, but, not really completely staying stuck. eventually, it may stick the the other page and when the book is opened. it may pull paint from the otherside. working together. sharing.
water? alcohol? something sprayed when the paint is not quite dry. lift. rub, wipe. love the texture. sharing a glimpse at what was below.
i had painted on deli paper and thought i liked what i had and such, tried to transfer onto canvas. once i had the paper onto canvas, i didn't like it as much....which lead to me picking at the paper of course.
pick here; peel there....pull. and pick some more.
to get to the above photo- some of the paper was really stuck down and was not coming off.
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