10"x10"x1.5", mixed media on illustration board $250 CAD
Available at Studio22 Open Gallery, Kingston, ON Canada
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ELIXIR [n. an underlying principle; quintessence] is a wonderfully moody, mixed media painting. It took shape at Karen Rosasco's workshop and has since become a real favourite of mine. I invite you to explore its evolution...
|quinacridone nickel azo gold over collage.|
heavy matte medium as glue and texture.
|dark areas painted in. |
touches of turquoise phthalo enhance texture.
|light areas blocked in with gesso, or possibly titan buff.|
|defining shapes with line and colour.|
|refining and enhancing shapes.|
text stamped in turquoise phthalo.
|organic lines added in charcoal.|
note the colours & texture on the rusty lamps
behind the painting. subconscious influence?