Gouache And Black Paper

11 Apr

gouache 1

Yesterday I visited a fabulous exhibition by Swansea-based artist, Tim Kelly at Volcano, and browsed through one of his sketchbooks which was made up of black paper. It looks like he used gouache and gel pens (although I may be wrong) and I really liked the effect. I happen to have had a black paper sketchbook, some gouache paints and a rather smart Winsor & Newton water pot knocking around for some years now that I haven’t used. So I had a bit of a play. And I like the way the paint went on the paper, the way it holds the brushstroke, the way the paint looks. I think I could get into some experimentation with this. It’s important to take some time out to experiment with new materials, I think.

3 Responses to “Gouache And Black Paper”

  1. Sharon Mann April 12, 2019 at 13:48 #

    Inspiring playtime!

  2. Phil Cooper April 12, 2019 at 06:24 #

    Wow, each mark is so vivid, love it Rosie 😀

    • Rosie Scribblah April 16, 2019 at 20:55 #

      Thank you, Phil. It’s nice tp take some time out to have a play

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