Ink, dye or watercolour

Having experimented with different colours to portray my moods, emotions and thoughts. I began experimenting with different mediums.. I used watercolour.. however it dried very matte and as I see my thoughts as very fluid I would like to keep a glossy finish- for this i will experiment with varnishing the painting once it has dried.

I also experimented with dye, both powered and ink. Both of these produced brilliant vibrant colours, but also dried very matte, also the colours bled more when varnished.

I experimented again with food dye as I had in second year and it allows bleeding while retaining its glossy texture. I still like the idea that it changes over time as your memories change

Blog post of food dye medium – https://catherinexwx.wordpress.com/2015/06/06/getting-brave/

– https://catherinexwx.wordpress.com/2015/06/06/ive-tried-again/

https://catherinexwx.wordpress.com/2015/06/06/my-little-painting-is-changing/

 

 

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