Saturday, November 28, 2009
field/experiment with materials
Yes. that's right this was done on a left over piece of archival foam core. It was soft..felt similar to the BFK I have been using. I must say it worked completely differently. Glossy and slippery and it sure wouldn't take a lot of pastel. I had to jam it into the surface with constant rubbing. An experiment. Felt more like etching.
I think I have to start alternating my plein air painting sessions with more memory work.
The only thing I learned from all this is that "all that glitters is not gold;" meaning archival foam core will not substitute good paper:-)