Thursday, 7 June 2012
Project Four (start)
Five of us started our new project today, whilst the others continued with their Hens Project. Mainly it's a twist on a technique we learned last term. We are applying the pastel as a powder by scraping the pastels against a hard edge object such as a palette knife, kitchen knife, or credit card. There is no drawing done at all on the surface, the drawing is down using the pastel dust particles. Areas are masked-off initially with masking tape. Fixing is done several times during the process, "little and often". In the resources page there is a step by step photo guide "Project Four" to remind us of the demonstration done in class. Here are the first stages of the paintings.