I’m making progress on the two acrylic flower paintings on canvas that I started last week that you can find, here.
I’m adding details with soft pastels which is a fairly new medium for me. But first, I added a layer of Liquitex clear gesso over the acrylic painting. It is like a pastel ground. It dries clear but feels a little like sandpaper to the touch. Without it, the pastels aren’t as vibrant.
Here is my liquid lava one:
And the more subdued one:
I’m not sure if they are done. I will let them rest a few days to see how I feel about them. If I am done, I will spray them with a fixative.
Take time to smell some flowers today – if only in your imagination! 🙂