A whimical, colorful painting using a variety of media. Inspired by nature, imagination and elements of folk art. There is a predominance of doodles in the background layer. Light blue is the main color.
-Traditional gesso (white) ground
-Draw black lines on board with an India ink pen
-Paint over lines using acrylic paint to make the actual painting
-Coat the top with clear beexwax (encaustic medium)
-Incise lines into clear beeswax
-Paint oil paint into lines on beeswax
The frame is a light maple stair step float frame,
meaning the painting is framed with a wood strip.
India ink pen, acrylic paint, encaustic/beeswax medium, oil paint