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Wednesday, August 29, 2007
This is some more experimentation with sheer fabric that has been gel medium’ed on both the front and back and then painted with acrylics. To finish it off I did some free motion stitching and added copper foiling (loving this foiling stuff on fabrics). I do like many things about this technique but still have some issues I’m contending with! I use rubbing alcohol to manipulate and alter the paints. The alcohol seems to make the paint a bit shiny and slick. I like texture and matte so I’m still trying to get that type of result and still be able to use the alcohol. Maybe if I gently sand the painted piece it will help me get the effect I’m after.
Posted by Denise Aumick at 7:53 AM
Labels: acrylic painting, art quilt, autumn
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Congrats on the sale. Love the Autumn Fire piece.
I love the way this piece glows. I haven't heard of using alcohol on acrylic paints. I'll have to give that a try.
Oh, I REALLY like this piece. LOVE the colors. I've never tried the foil but I really like the effect. Your quilting is great. How big is this piece?
I really love this piece, mom.
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