sabato 24 novembre 2012

textures - watercolour + salt



© JANE MINTER
"watercolour + salt"
detail of watercolour wash 
© JANE MINTER
"watercolour + salt" 
section  of watercolour wash 


....posting another salt wash ... i used fine table salt here with  lots of water ....."washing off" some areas where i had already applied salt  and re - applying salt and pigment in other areas.





14 commenti:

Anns Art ha detto...

Nice to see the results of salt on watercolours - always unpredictable and exciting.

Mari Jose Molina ha detto...

Very interesting! i like the results.. :)

Sophia Khan ha detto...

Jane, these are gorgeous. Look like views from the ocean. You have a fairly controlled way of applying salt. I myself need more practice with it.
Happy painting.

Carol ha detto...

I need to practice, too!

Sandra Busby ha detto...

This is gorgeous! It reminds me of the foam of breaking waves :0)

renate ha detto...

Hello Jane:) I always use Hymalaya salt, but the results with table salt are just as nice! Thanks for sharing:)

Jane ha detto...

I love this result, looks like foam at the sea shore !

Rita Vaselli ha detto...

Freedom and control make your washes always art piece,dear Jane!

Diana ha detto...

Lovely, it does look like the foam of the sea shore. so beautiful, Jane, Love,Diana

Judy ha detto...

Beautiful salt effects!

JANE MINTER ha detto...

thanks ann ..it is exciting watching the effects of salt .

thanks mari your book you illustrated for your son is so beautiful .

sophia i made a lot of swatches and examples for a class demo i was asked to give ..timing is essential for different effects but there is a wonderful element of surprise.

carol this is just a swatch ..good practice.

sandra it reminds me of the sea too thankyou .

renate i'd like to try other salts ..it's a well know technique thankyou

jane thankyou so much i also enjoy the effects of just water alone.

rita grazie it's good just experiment.

thankyou diana... will try "frozen" wash once it gets colder

thanks judy ..have a few other swatches to post ...your new web site looks great .

Christy Lemp ha detto...

wow I love these effects Jane-definitely seashore-like. I bet this would be really cool as a very large abstracty work too.

Verónica Guzmán ha detto...

Wow! Me encantan las texturas :)

Un saludo!

JANE MINTER ha detto...

water pigment and salt doing all the work christy here...definately want to work at a larger scale ...rock salts leaves beautiful colours and marks mixing grey shades ...thanks for looking .

hi vernonica it's a well known technique .... lots of textural possibilities with different salt different papers and application ...thankyou for visiting