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A Collage of Nordic Music Inspired by Georgia O’Keeffe

When I was looking up Georgia O’Keeffe in Wikipedia I found this painting called Blue and Green Music that she painted sometime in-between 1919 and 1921. from Wikipedia: Painted in her New York years upon the idea that music could be translated … Continue reading A Collage of Nordic Music Inspired by Georgia O’Keeffe

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Adding More Texture to Mixed-Media Paintings with Tissue and Other ‘Fragile’ Papers

Examples of ‘fragile’ papers include tissue, rice paper and toilet paper/kleenex. Tissue Paper Relatively delicate papers tear easily when soaked in acrylic medium. To prevent this, a thicker acrylic gel is applied to the surface of the painting, the delicate tissue paper … Continue reading Adding More Texture to Mixed-Media Paintings with Tissue and Other ‘Fragile’ Papers