In A Land Far Away

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  • Featured in Art Universe August 2012
  • Featured in The Best of Red bubble August 2012
  • Featured in The Group August 2012

I wanted to try my hand at mono-printing so I tried making an abstract landscape in honor of my friend Jacque ! She sends me the most gorgeous pictures and I think I’m going to try translating some of them in my style of painting… we’ll see. :)

This mixed media painting is made from acrylic and ink on natural Shell Paper (see below).

Shell Paper is a multi-media paper made with actual shell emulsion, specially designed to accept acrylics, watercolors, inks, pastels, and even oil pastels! The paper comes in colors and natural white; colored papers are made using organic pigments, and natural white adds a beautiful pearlescent effect to transparent washes. Surface is lustrious and semi-absorbant. In fact, the calcium in the shell coating allows for wet media techniques, making Shell Paper the ideal surface for multimedia expressions using a wide array of media from crayon and charcoal to fluid acrylics and inks.

The paper is handmade sheet by sheet, so each piece of Shell Paper is unique and somewhat different than the next.

Artwork Comments

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  • Conoro
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  • Denise Abé
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  • JacqueLynn
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  • Heather Friedman
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