Friday, October 26, 2012

Pumpkin Redeux

"Pumpkin Redeux"
6 x 6 Oil on Gessobord
Number 12 in "Scratching the Surface" Series
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I used an embossing stylus to scratch into the wet paint in the "redeux" painting.
This technique softens the edges, gives texture and line and adds a bit of energy.
How the original painting looked and after I attacked it with a sanding block
and other scratching tools (embossing stylus, craft knife)