Let’s Experiment with these Unique, Nobel Prize Winning chemistry designs…thank you very much Daniel Shechtman….
Step 1: Nix the white card stock and go out on a limb and choose a background for your stencil experiment that is UNIQUE (Daniel S. would appreciate it for sure). I was gifted with a lovely NY train schedule…why people toss these is beYOnd me.
Step 2: Select two paint colors to be used on the matrix of your choice. Here, I’m using a gelli plate – there are options such as a plexiglass sheet. It’s best to start out with your darkest color choices on the first layer.
Step 3: After brayering color combo, place quasi crystal stencils on your matrix as desired…I’ve also added some thread and string beneath the stencils for experimental purposes.
Step 4: Place your chosen background paper on top of the matrix and use a clean brayer…or palm…to roll or press over the matrix.
Step 5: Lift background paper from matrix…raise one brow and prepare for the next layer.
Step 6: Roll on a combination of lighter hues, reposition quasi-crystal stencils. If desired draw random lines into your matrix…place your paper on top – refer to steps 4 & 5.
Step 7 – 15: Repeat as you wish confidently conducting your experiment.
Step 16: Place quasi-crystal stencil of your choice onto top of stenciled paper. Time is of essence – this experiment will work best on wet paint only – Grab a baby wipe and proceed to “buff”. This will reveal layers below.
Step 17: Sometimes us scientists get a bit heavy handed with buffing and paper is removed when lifting the stencil. This scientist sees it as a new discovery! I like to grab a matte and plot out sweet spots to use on a future project.
Step 18 (optional): Utilize your photo software to transform your pieces as you like for use in future projects. Print…glue…splice…text up…stamp…outline….examine…experiment as desired!
Good Fortune to you upon entering this chance to win quasi stencils:
- April 12 – Lisa Cousineau http://www.artistcellar.com/wp
- April 13 – Chris Cozen http://chriscozenartist.typepad.com/my-blog/
- April 14 – Lynn Krawczyk http://smudgedtextilesstudio.com/blog/
- April 15 – Effy Wild www.effywild.com
- April 16 – Jill K Berry https://www.facebook.com/jill.
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- April 17 – Carmen Whitehead www.serendipitystudiobycw.blogspot.com
- April 18 – Lea Cioci www.leacioci.blogspot.com
- April 19 – Guadalupe Brizuela Cabal http://guadasartplace.blogspot.com.ar