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Reaching Out From the Edge


This tree was reaching towards the light at the edge of a small woodland.

I use salt to create texture. I paint a wash of watercolor, then sprinkle salt into it. After it dries I rinse it off and end up with a beautiful pattern that hints at lichen and bark. You can see it here on the trunk of the tree.

Metallic silver and blue gouache on paper on canvas,

wrapped in aluminum


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