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Aging Techniques for Mixed Media & Collage by Tatiana Kuzyk
Aging Techniques for Mixed Media & Collage : Page 5 of 7

Simple Aging Techniques for Mixed Media & Collage

Applying Paint with a Palette Knife

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Here again we meet another 'addition' of texturizing layers, this time, with a little help from a palette knife. I used undiluted Golden Liquid Acrylics Titan Buff and left small deposits of this paint in selected areas. Next I went over with my palette knife and scraped off any excess color trying to preserve some transparency of the underlying imagery.

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The photograph below shows an already dried layer of paint. Notice how the creases that were initially created by a heavy gel application are accentuated and add more overall dimensions and a beautiful antique feel to the artwork.

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