In the Studio – Painting on Dura-lar

Posted by lindacelestian on January 30, 2016 in Acrylic Paintings, All Posts, Blog, In the Studio, Painting

In the studio I’ve been working on Dura-lar with acrylic paint.

Duralar

It’s a translucent surface that’s similar to Mylar. I’m working on both sides and really playing with all different ways of applying and removing paint. I’ve poured the paint, spray painted with and without stencils. I’ve used a brush to apply paint and then when it’s dry scratched a drawing into it.

I photographed these pieces against a wall first and then taped to my window with light shining through. I can’t even believe how different they look and the idea intrigues me. They could be framed in layers of glass or Plexiglas and hung in a window. They would look one way during the day and completly different at night. Light is a really powerful medium and something we take for granted.

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It’s crazy how different they look, right?

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