Scraping Paint…

No, I’m not refinishing any furniture or painting walls…

I’m scraping acrylic paint using an old credit card on Canson mixed media paper:


And adding Posca paint pens…

I learned this technique recently from Carla Sonheim.

And then I took it a step further:


Yep, I added bubble wrap and the above texture tool to create; Three Pomegranates:


One experiment led to another…

And I discovered that I could use bubble wrap like a stamp… dipping it into the paint and then adding it to the paper.  If I let the wet paint partially dry, and scraped fresh paint across, it gave a wonderful resist.

A close-up in the second photo below:

I layered several colors in each of these experiments with Golden’s Fluid Acrylic Paints.  I also experimented by adding some gold iridescent paint.

I liked the end result of scraping an old credit card across my paper.  It created an unsuspected surprise!

Yesterday, I experimented with a more abstract design:


All my papers are 11×14 inches in size.  They will make wonderful collage materials!

Who knows where tomorrow’s art experiment will take me?!

Thank YOU for joining me in my art studio today!

Cheers! 🙂

14 responses to “Scraping Paint…

  1. Such fun experimenting – love the effects. 🙂

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  2. Hi Jill – your recent collage art making is very exciting. The compositions, the layering of color and the textures really get my create mind working. Thank you so much for sharing your process. Have a creative day.

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  3. oh how fun! I look forward to seeing some of these in some future weird birds!!!!!

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  4. wonderful fun, and I love the pomegranates, the bubble wrap is a super idea, love the texture and pattern it creates!

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  5. These look like so much fun, loved the first one. Karen

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  8. Your work is great! I love the pomegranates very much….so beautiful! I found your blog by google and was looking for examples of other people taking the 365 class as I am not on facebook or other social media.
    I also love your target animals! Now I need to get busy on my 365 projects!

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