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Glazing Experiment by alifann Glazing Experiment by alifann
I have always been wanting to know how to glaze. This is the process from start to finish. The idea of glazing is adding transparent strokes on top of another, my glazing felt more like tinting. I started from dark painting and then tinting it with cold transparent colours. On top that I'v been experimenting with different oil mixtures, galkyd, stand oil and alkyd, knowing I was experimenting I was not afraid in screwing up the painting. I learned that glazing with stand oil has yellowed my colours in a week, all blues had a turned to a strange green/ yellow colour. Once I finished glazing which is the 2nd image. I was bored and wanted to do something more, if anyone tried transfers on canvas you will know what the last imagine is made out of. I glued a giant piece of paper on top of my painting and took water and slowly started to remove the paper off with a soft sponge and revealing a ghostly image. I left the bits of paper that is scattered all over the face and frame of the painting.

Oil on Canvas 40" by 30"inch
Model: Kayla

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Ainjali Featured By Owner Jun 29, 2013
Beautiful and interesting!
daniellegabriels Featured By Owner May 10, 2013
Beautiful emotional work!
Murtaza5152 Featured By Owner Mar 13, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
Interesting! :)
Pavel-Sokov Featured By Owner Mar 12, 2013   General Artist
Pretty brave with gluing the paper eh? What would you have done if the paper that remained was covering one of her eyes or be otherwise problematic? Were you able to take chunks off, or what stayed had to stay for good?
JamesSantiago Featured By Owner Jan 30, 2013  Student
This one is great man!
emjei-jo Featured By Owner Dec 5, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
it's beautiful :')
zamboink Featured By Owner Nov 21, 2012
This is awesome. Thank you for sharing this experiment! :)
ZeroPointPolygon Featured By Owner Sep 27, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
so you didnt paint over after the 2nd ?
sweetvamp Featured By Owner Sep 16, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
great work the last prozess turned out really well and made tee whole peace just more awesome
dali-llama Featured By Owner Sep 16, 2012
Fantastic, I like each part of the process - very beautiful!
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