Watercolor, Graphite & Colored Pencil on "Yupo"
Image: 9"x6.5" on 14"x11" Yupo
$75 Plus $10 domestic s/h
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It feels like forever since I've posted! I have had to really close myself off from everything except the illustration work which I will finish this weekend and ship Monday. Yay! Meanwhile, I am itching to get back to painting!
I saw some work by a Bend artist, Judy Hoiness, on this "Yupo". I loved how she incorporated the paint and the drawing and have been wanting to try it myself, so here it is. If you aren't familiar with the Yupo, it is a sheet of polypropolene, very slick. The watercolor just sits there till it dries, you can wipe it off while it's wet. When it's dry, it takes graphite really well. I have fixed it with a few layers of sprayed acrylic coating. This is an interesting surface. I'm curious to learn more about it.
I hope to start catching up with responses to those of you who've emailed me the last couple of weeks. I have had to not even open them! My apologies!