I’ve been building up layers of colour on this water sample and, while it’s still very blue, I like the direction it’s taking. These layers of colour are just Mod Podge gloss tinted with acrylic paints.
It’s still very blue. My favourite water colours are those olive greens through silvery greys. I worried it would be hard to evaluate the technique if I used those, black would be too dark, so landed back on blue. Just as a colour I actually like this blue, it’s very pretty, it just feels like when the water is rolling like this it’s usually not this friendly looking.
I’m excited about the technique and, at this stage, keep thinking “I can’t believe that’s just tin foil.” This whole technique is based on a video from Scale-a-ton’s Youtube page: