Fresh Scars

Today’s watercolor was painted on the sheet below yesterday’s painting, which I slashed with a razor. Those cuts sliced through to this page. This is an appropriate coincidence, since I am confronting illness in my family.  One day scars the next.

Red Head in the Rain

I began this study with free form strokes of my liquid latex frisket. The frisket resists watercolors and leaves paper white when removed. The frisket also does not allow permanent marker traces to bleed through. I used markers to cross hatch the area around the dried liquid latex, so the areas would be accentuated. Then I […]