• Paper based work

    2 monthes ago - By Real Art

    "When animals play" acrylic and pastel on paper 33" x 24"
    "Shifting space" acrylic and oil bar on paper 33" x 24"
    Working on paper feels to me quite a bit different to working on canvas or board. I think it's the idea that it's more disposable whereas a lot of work goes into making and preparing a stretched canvas for instance and if you have a lot of texture on the surface it's often not re-usable. So, paper makes me feel braver and take a few more risks. I used Spectrafix to fix the soft red pastel in the first painting above and because this was heavy water colour paper it caused the...
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