Grafix Wet Media Film and Gouache Test #1

Just discovered this blog. It has some interesting practical investigations. Worth checking out.

Artwork by D. B. Clemons

This is the first of a series of posts I am planning to show how gouache paint behaves on the polyester film from Grafix called Wet Media Film. It is a polyester film that has been specially treated to accept any type of wet paint or ink (see my previous 2 posts.) Both sides are treated so you can paint on either side. Above, you can see the package of 5 sheets they were kind enough to send me to test out. These are 8.5 x 11 inches.

In this picture I’ve scanned a sheet on which I painted some swatches of various brands of gouache. I randomly chose Da Vinci yellow ochre and raw umber, Winsor & Newton viridian, Lukas ultramarine blue, Talens permanent rose magenta. On the left side of each swatch is a full application of paint straight from the tube, a slightly diluted mixture in the…

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I'm a printmaker based in the North West of England, living in Bolton and printing at Hot Bed Press in Salford. Please visit my website johnpindararts.weebly.com
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