‘Piercing the Veil’
Acrylic paint and alcohol inks on canvas.
76 x 122 cm.
Ready to hang.
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You know that moment between sleeping and waking? Where you can’t quite tell where dreams end and reality begins? That’s what I experience looking at this painting. It’s dreams floating into reality, mixing.
This piece was painted using alcohol inks and acrylics on gallery wrapped canvas.
Alcohol inks are highly pigmented, alcohol based inks. They can be used like other media like oils, acrylics and watercolors. By layering the inks, and by using different techniques, the artist can create a feeling of depth and flow. The thing that is different about these inks is how unpredictable they are, and to what extend one can control them. Guiding the inks takes a certain level of skill, but also the ability to accept their unruliness. I think that’s why I love them so much!
The sides are painted.
It is finished with several layers of UV protection and varnish to help prevent fading.
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