Monday, March 27, 2017

Oil or Acrylic Gesso??

Oil vs. acrylic gesso grounds:  The panel of swatches on the top is an acrylic ground with various paint manufacturers represented.  The bottom panel is oil ground with the same manufacturers paints, though different pigments.  The top swatches all seeped oil over the surface of the acrylic ground.  The oil in the swatches on the oil based ground all stayed exactly the same.  Interesting....

Sunday, March 5, 2017


Spent time working in Ulupalakua this past week.  Gloriously beautiful and quiet after the bustling busy-ness of MOS.