Tuesday, September 10, 2013
I put them in a pile and rather than let them sit or cut them up, I use them as bases for more printing. Often I can get them to really shine. That is the goal anyway.
I hear people talk about mud a lot. "Don't get mud.." they say. I really like mud. I am all about those deep muddy neutrals. If you use them in conjunction with purer colors they can really make things pop.
I always work with three primaries. Plus white. I rarely use black as I come from a watercolor background where I just never used it. I will use black if it is the only thing. Something that is just black, like a lino print or something. Other than that, just three primaries. More than that and I confuse myself as well as the work.
Sometimes they are: