Well, here is a painting on Yupo (a plastic used by the printing industry) I mentioned several days ago. It is a very slick and nonporous surface so the paint sits on top. Most of the time I burnish the wet paint to set it before applying any other colors or layers. I just let these sit. The colors always remain exactly as they were applied. I did move the board around so the pools of color could flow in different directions. With the wet weather it took awhile to dry.
I was a little disappointed because I did masque the whites in the shoe but the masque didn't want to come off easily on this surface. I also applied some sea salt to the surface and that isn't what I would do in the future. Many layers were applied using white gouache and I added more black to the shoe itself. I really think this pump is outstanding but spending many hours painting it, I'll have to stand back and not look at it for a day -- hope you enjoy looking though. I still might create a dark shadow under the shoe before finishing and sealing this or putting it under glass -- whichever I decide. Yupo actually looks great under acrylic or glass.
Black and White Striped Pump 6x6 Watercolor and Gouache on Yupo
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