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The Weekly BobBlast #168
"Adding Color to the Black & White Collage Painting - Part Three."

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This is the third and final installment of "How I Collage First and then Paint."

The first video demonstration showed how I glue black and white collage papers with different graphic patterns.

The second video showed how I spread transparent paint all over the surface, on top of the graphic collage. Purple is the dominant color. So I started with various color values and tones of purple - plus white mixed into the purple - this gave me the option of opaque areas, as well as the overall transparent color.

Still working with the dominant color - I start to modify by doing some "reductive painting" by wiping away sections of paint. I also scrape sections (with brush end, fingers, etc.) to show the collage underneath.

Next I added the focal point color - Green - I brushed on a large dollop of green at one of the Golden Section points. You are now caught up! 

This third and final video shows the addition of the 2 Spice Colors - Yellow and Blue - which are usually placed close to the focal point color, thereby augmenting the focal point.

Keeping in mind, all the time, is the title - Split Level. At this point, I continue painting, scraping and even drawing lines with Derwent water-soluble colored pencils... just because I enjoy drawing and marking marks.

Now, it's all about me playing and building in the "sand" - this experience is my fun way to start a painting. Try it! 

Enjoy your day at the beach...

See you at the Art of the Carolinas!

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Loosen Up with Aquamedia Painting
September 25-29, 2017
Vancouver Island Art Workshops
Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada
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Artist Retreat: Playing with Polyptychs 
October 23-27, 2017
Sedona Arts Center, Sedona, AZ
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Art of the Carolinas - Workshops & Art Materials Exhibition
November 9-12, 2017
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Raleigh, North Carolina
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Loose, Impressionistic Sketching & Painting Workshop
International Trip to France!
April 13-24, 2018
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"Adding Color to the Black & White Collage Painting - Part Three." video.
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