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Hedwig's Spread Spectrum by tombennett Hedwig's Spread Spectrum by tombennett
A reworked monotype, painted into with oil paint, 20" x 16"
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Kenichi-Miyazawa Featured By Owner Aug 9, 2014  New member  General Artist
This is a good one :)
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Helenarelativity Featured By Owner Jun 3, 2014  Student General Artist
I like this
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artbyfieldsofsage Featured By Owner May 14, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Love it!
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justcallmemike Featured By Owner Apr 2, 2014   Traditional Artist
oh wowww !! this is amazinggggggg
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PooFoxPyrocraptor Featured By Owner May 3, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
wonderfully messy.
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footinadream Featured By Owner Jan 24, 2013  Student General Artist
wow, this is really beautiful. do you use printmaking paper, or something else when you paint over a monotype? I've considered doing the same, but I'm worried about archival issues
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tombennett Featured By Owner Jan 26, 2013
No archival issues. Oil paint on acid free paper has been used without sizing or isolation for hundreds of years. My monotypes are made with etching and litho inks on printmaking paper, so the initial layer is oil based anyway. I simply come back later with oil paint over that. I find the idea of worrying about whether my work will last 1000 years to be absurd.
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footinadream Featured By Owner Jan 26, 2013  Student General Artist
ya, i guess so, I'm just afraid of them not lasting even one year, happened to a friend of mine who was diluting the ink with corn oil and it yellowed the paper. do you know which type of oil would be best to use or what to avoid? do you have an opinion on alkyd mediums? sorry for all the questions :)
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tombennett Featured By Owner Jan 27, 2013
If you're using ink, use etching inks thinned with turpentine or kerosene. Do not use products like corn oil or vegetable oil, or any oil medium for that matter. You may use oil paints as well- I do- again thinned with turpentine. As to Alkyd, that should be fine as a medium.
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footinadream Featured By Owner Jan 27, 2013  Student General Artist
thank you :D
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