Sunday, August 04, 2013

House on Thistle Downs Drive ~ complete (?)

SOLD

I think I'm going to call this complete. Once poured alcohol ink is on the Yupo, the less manipulating it receives the better. I could easily fiddle this to death with a brush. For colors I used Ranger's Terracotta, Willow and Cloudy Blue. I saved the white of the dragonfly wings with masking fluid as well as a few other areas of the composition but the contrast was too great to leave all but the wings. Too many pristine white spots proved distracting. I did remove some ink with blending solution here and there and re-inked several lines which had faded during the inking process.

6 comments:

Eclecticity said...

Sounds like quite a process, the finished work looks fine.

Billie Crain said...

Thanks! The process wasn't terribly complicated. I'm just happy it turned out as well as it did. Experimenting can be scary as well as fun.

cecile graven said...

Lpve it!

Kristen said...

That's gorgeous!

Billie Crain said...

Thanks, Cecile. :)

Billie Crain said...

Thank you, Kristen, :)