Fun with acetate and markers

I hope it doesn’t denigrate to call this fun… but what else should you call this sort of bourgeoise escapism?

I have taken to starting most drawings (all on bristol “board” recently) with a red drafter’s pencil. This one actually started with a red prisma color. I keep scraps of paper and acetate to use for smaller studies for different applications, and I will sometimes lift up one layer and work “backwards”. There are two layers of acetate on this piece, with felt-tip pen, sharpie, and artist crayon on those layers.

There are lots of reasons to work on paper- it’s a quick way to keep chops up, but it can also generate quality work that also won’t be as spendy for patrons as a large painting. Planning to work mostly on paper until the studio is up and running, so look for more!

Author: sterlingsart

abstract painter living in Raleigh, NC- follow my blog to help build my mailing list!

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s