Foxing!

22 Oct

watercolours

I’ve been developing ideas for my commission from Sky Arts Art 50, working out my thoughts using my home-made walnut ink and Winsor & Newton watercolours onto Waterford watercolour paper. It’s a heavy, deckle-edged paper that withstands the very wet medium without needing to be soaked and stretched. I wouldn’t normally use such high quality paper for working though ideas, but this is vintage paper that I was given, that hadn’t seen the light of day for about a decade and it has signs of foxing .

Talking of foxing reminded me of one of my favourite film scenes, Garth from Wayne’s World dancing to Jimi Hendrix’ Foxy Lady. Here it is for those who can see YouTube πŸ˜€

 

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8 Responses to “Foxing!”

  1. Deb Breton November 2, 2018 at 16:17 #

    I remember that scene, thanks for the smiles 😘

  2. sheldonk2014 October 23, 2018 at 12:20 #

    I needed waynes world this morning its 7:18am here what better cup of coffee that watching Carvey doing Hendrix

  3. Emma Cownie October 23, 2018 at 08:22 #

    This story about your paper with foxing kind of reminds me of dresses you save for “best” and then never wear!

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