the under work for " and not a dag in sight"

the under work for  " and not a dag in sight"
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negative "painting" protects the areas I need to stay clear of ink. The ink then strikes and holds to the un-protected paper. The tonal variation is achieved by using different strengths of ink. After washing off , I tape the paper as can be seen for it to dry. The paper in question is a Canson paper , smooth on one side and stippled on the other - which is the side I use - helps in the effect obtained. Mike C.

Thanks for the info on your technique. It is very effective. Must give it a go sometime. thanks again.

Hang on Studio Wall
02/10/2016
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I was asked how my mixed media ink technique works

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Mike Capenerhurst

Born & lived in Leicester for 30 years before coming to NZ in 1965 with wife and family. Dropped art at school for more "useful" subjects. Interest resurrected upon arriving out here. Started with oils, moved to water colour some 20 years ago.. Have played with etching and like it. Primarily self…

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