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June 03, 2016
Since my last project I have discovered -- the gel printing plate! I know, I know... where have I been right? So I started this one with a gel print with some Artistcellar stencils! I used the Halftone Dots Series, Sacred Geometry 2 and the Diamond series with DecoArt Media Fluid Acrylics in Payne's Grey, Dina Wakely's Turquoise acrylic paint, Golden High Flow in Indigo and Green Gold, and Americana Multi-Surface Acrylic in Deep Turquoise.
Once the gel print was dry, I taped off the edges with blue painter's tape and then added a wash of watercolor over the print with a koi waterbrush. Then, I cut out a silhouette from a magazine and traced around it with a Scribe-All pencil.
Next, I used some black gesso and covered everything that wasn't in the silhouette... and added some drips of Golden's green gold and a little bit of Dylusions paint in "cut grass".
To finish it off, I brushed some liquid glass over the silhouette because I wanted it to be glossy!
That's it! It was a very easy -- but very fun project and I really like the results.
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