Uncommon Supports to paint on

Do you paint on uncommon supports, such as book pages, newspapers, music records, computer disks, found objects or about anything you might get in your hands? Then this is the right place for you!

Recent Work

  • DISCO ABSTRACTION 1(C2016) by Paul Romanowski
  • Listen, Obey, or Die. by Sara Riches
  • CHANEL ISLANDS(C2016)(DIGITAL) by Paul Romanowski
  • OPEN BOOK, IF YOU CAN READ IT (C2002) by Paul Romanowski
  • colour wheel by donna malone
  • Pure Memories by © Angela L Walker
  • CAMOUFLAGE(C2016) by Paul Romanowski
  • Morning Mustang Run by WildestArt
  • Answers That Need Questioning by Sara Riches
  • Four by © Angela L Walker
  • You Will Be With Me in Paradise by Sara Riches
  • Blackbird by Sara Riches

About This Group

This group is about PAINTING OR DRAWING ON UNCOMMON SUPPORTS – which could be both cheap or noble materials -, such as vintage book pages, newspapers, old musical partitions, music records, computer disks, CDs, found objects, cigarette packs, odd pieces of wood or cardboard, old postcards, your desk… Surprise us with your creativity!

What is this group NOT about?

We are not accepting:
+ sculptures!
+ artwork on canvas
+ artwork on all kinds of papers bought in an art supplies shop
+ toned paper bought in an art supplies shop (we accept though unusual pieces of paper sourced outside of an art supplies shop, such as vintage papers, grocery bags…)
+ your scribbles on small pieces of paper
+ drawings or paintings on sketchbook or notebook pages
+ artworks on common paper that is uncommonly cut or collaged
+ NO PRODUCTS such as iphone cases, cards, tees etc…just your quality original artworks

Some examples of Uncommon Supports to paint on

desert song by avalyn
Support: record sleeve

Journey for Insight by caradione
Support: musical partition

His Mouth, Like That Rosebud by Robin King
Support: partially scored corrugated cardboard

Bottom of the broken brown bag by SGLAZARUS
Support: brown bag

Impasse by Thea (tatefox)
Support: newspaper page

this soul by Loui Jover
Support: 16 glued together vintage calculus pages

Our how-tos

We publish monthly how-tos written by our artists:

  1. Zoe Trap – Altered Books
  2. Pascale Baud – The DicofAngle
  3. Thea – Painting on newspaper pages
  4. Other how-tos

If you like our group…

Please take a look at our other group:
Uncommon Materials to draw or paint with


See the group rules and join this group here

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