Thursday, May 16, 2019

PPF Why Pours May Not Last

Hi Everyone!

Today I have quick draw art. I was very busy this week. Part of the busy was having so much fun on Tuesday being a model for a group of artists. I made my pose, found a focal point at the back of the room and was set. They played music and that was a plus. The artists were amazing. It is different when you see yourself in the eye of an artist and I had 7 to look at. I would definitely do it again.

This is a 5 minute sketch over a background I already had. I will go back in and make it better.


I just had a bit of time the other morning before leaving my house and got this 30 minutes sketch.

 Watercolor class using Gouache. I like this paint better.

A few weeks ago I created these two pours. I liked them especially because they are brown. However, I didn't have any specific "thing" for them. I was just messin' around. Since it was mess around art I decided to reuse the canvas. I put them in the sink to wash off the paint. When I do this I never get all the paint off, and have to paint the canvas white or black. To my surprise the paint pulled off in a skin and had not penetrated the canvas at all. Now, maybe all of you know this already but this tells me that pours may not last long on a canvas, even if they are sealed. So I did some research and yep I was right. When you add silicon to your acrylics it never dries. This is just one of the articles I found

Here I am easily pulling the paint off the canvas

When I was done I have a perfectly clean and ready to use canvas.


Linking with Paint Party Friday
 
Nicole/DVArtist
Honor and integrity in art, in life.

14 comments:

  1. Wow, that's really interesting about the pours. I had no idea you could peel off the paint like that. I've done a couple of them (with silicon) but they're just sitting in one of my canvas piles. I might try pulling off the paint to see if I can re-use the canvas!

    Love your bright bird painting! That's a cool style with the watercolors and ink. Love those bright colours too. :)

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  2. Lovely art. Good to know about pours! Happy PPF, Hugs, Valerie

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  3. Those vibrant reds are my favourite this week. Happy PPF. Glad you enjoyed the modelling and the music

    Much­čÄĘlove

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  4. interesting about the pours, especially as I just did my first one.

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  5. Wonderful art. Love the background paper, beautiful colours.
    Happy PPF ❤️

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  6. Wow! Your artwork is amazing--and I learn something new every time I visit. Happy Paint Party Friday, my Friend! <3

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  7. which is why I never use silicon with acrylics :)

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  8. Never had tried a pour. But pulling up the paint off canvas looks sort of painfull.
    Coffee is on

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  9. as I am a birder of course, I love your bird :)
    You provide useful imformation today. Thanks for sharing. Good to know when you only want to "mess around"

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  10. Hey Young Lady! I have to apologize! I'm so behind in blog land. I'm trying to catch up and say hi to everyone!
    The modelling job sounded like a lot of fun! Good for you! Love your art pieces so much!
    That is horrible about the pours. I wonder how many people "sell" these pieces of art work! I feel bad for the customers! Thanks for letting us know about his Nicole! Big Hugs!

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  11. Beautiful sketch! Thanks for info about 'pours' ~

    Happy Day To You,
    A ShutterBug Explores,
    aka (A Creative Harbor)

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  12. Being a model is not an easy task. so happy to hear that you enjoyed the experience. Love the colourful splashy background and the bird. That is a great 30 minute portrait. Thanks for sharing about the pours. How interesting!

    -Soma

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  13. A model, wow, well done!
    I try to find time to do some sketching today...
    Have a good week!

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