Watercolor and Wax on Rice Paper


Villa Nobile, Cortona
watercolor, 8″ x 10″ image
Playing with wax and watercolor again on rice paper. Much planning is required to paint this way. You divide your composition in 5 values, then paint and wax each time. Eventually, you have a wax-coated paper that you have no idea what it will look like until you iron it and remove the wax. The technique definitely keeps you loose!

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