Wax on Wednesdays! It's Not Always Like You Planned It
I bumped this one up a week for Trudie :)
The alcohol inks are so mesmerizing on the wax when working on a solid substrate (wood panel etc.)
I wanted to explore a similar effect with different papers.
I can't really take the torch to the papers on their own safely, like I do in the layers of wax on wood so...
I decided to work with 3 different substrates:
140 lb Water Color paper
140 Water color paper coated with encaustic medium first.
You can clearly see in the video that I am not happy with one outcome, and the other remains even now a work in progress. ( I leave these out in a special place , because one day I end up passing by and have that
moment for them)
The Yupo paper clearly won out and I ended up doing a couple
more pieces with it that you see here.
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The supplies I used this week are:
Alcohol inks (ranger brand)
isopropyl alcohol (spray bottle)
Water color Paper 140 lb.
heat gun (Wagner)
So, not all outcomes of everything are pretty all of the time.
Sometimes a piece is just waiting to take another path.
Sometimes your mind is not far enough down the road to see that path yet.
But , the knowledge gained from committing to the creative process?
Blessings to you, and have a great week!