Wednesday, September 9, 2009

jazz night

Trying to figure out how to get luminous color jazz going in a permanent medium that doesn't need protection from the elements. Love the way gouache sits up on gessoed board; want to get acrylic to do the same so I don't have to spray-varnish. Meanwhile, here is my latest such experiment with gouache. 9 x 12. Still in the first glow with this one, I admit I love it!

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  1. the colors are fantastic. wonderful energy here !

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  2. There are so many great paints manufactured nowadays. Surely you can find the right one to use if you want to make a switch. I think there is an acrylic "goauche" although why it's called that I have no idea.

    Or hey... if the goauche works best for you, why not keep using it? "If it ain't broke, don't fix it" as they say.

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  3. Thank you, Mary Ann -- kind words from one so fluent in color!
    And thank you, Diana, for your visit and your thoughts. I love how gouache behaves and am still hoping to learn a trick to avoid the spray-varnish process if I can.

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  4. wow, I REALLY LOVE IT!
    fantastic!!

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  5. I like this one very much. Colors are sparkling, fresh, composition affirming and I feel the jazz.

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