Impact

Thursday, March 24th, 2011

Impact by Amy Crook

Impact by Amy Crook

Paper and paint both matter a lot to how the salt affects the work, and this one actually went through several iterations of paint and salt. The more opaque of the Japanese sumi-e inks don’t seem to react as dramatically, but you can get some subtle texturing out of it. The more transparent inks run and pool, but this paper has a different absorbency than the one I used for Salt Cell, so the paint tends to dry much faster, giving it lest time to change the landscape of the colors.

Impact, 7″x5″ watercolor on watercolor paper, sold.

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  1. wyomingnot says:

    omg. I *love* this.

    • Amy says:

      Hee, thank you! It just goes to show, as it’s not my favorite of the salt pieces, but I decided to post it anyway. I can never predict what other people will love.