Friday, June 26, 2009

June 24, 2009

I wanted to experiment with "the white canvas" syndrome. I usually paint the canvas a color to eliminate the stark whiteness, using the background color in the painting. This time I wanted to establish a background for a collage, which means I wanted to use paper.

I covered the first canvas with used coffee filters. They are great for texture and color.

The second canvas I covered with pages from a very old book. The pages were brittle and the edges were so old they had turned brown.

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the PROVERBIAL art Journal - by Judy Grupp, available on

page 24,  the PROVERBIAL art Journal. Pen and ink sketch from my art journal, random,  just because I like drawing ears of corn.