Thursday, 12 March 2015
Playing with Golden fluid acrylics
For quite a while now I have felt quite flat. It has taken me some time to realise that I have finished a recent (and long) climb and am now on a plateau. The plateau is a respite. It gives me the chance to reap the fruit of the growth that happened in the climb.
It gives me time to gather my thoughts…
think things through…
And I am discovering that there may be more to process than I first thought.
Maybe this plateau will be a long one, but I am determined to reap as much benefit from it as I can.
Don't fight the flat spots - use them to gather insight from the past climb and resources for the next.
I bought some Golden fluid acrylics - a starter pack - with some gift money. I usually buy cheap and cheerful on my low budget, looking for a larger range of colours rather than one or two of the more expensive ones. But as this was extra money I decided to splash out.
The spots, lines, and general marks on this page are done with the Goldens dabbed on to a small gelli-plate and then stamped on. I love the effect they give - so different from just applying the paint directly to the page. I look forward to experimenting some more...