Acrylic Painting Exploration of washes and sgraffito

Applying topcoat for sgraffito technique

Scratching off top surface using bottom of a paintbrush

Scraping sgraffito surface with a plastic palette knife to create more dimension

Applying gesso on panel for final painting

Laying down a watercolor wash

Watercolor wash: tints and shades of blue

Using pastels to "map out" painting

Adding neutral watercolor wash to fill in shapes

Adding line detail of trees using watered down black paint

Adding white paint on top of neutral....scraping away, then adding back in

Detail of process

Adding watercolor wash detailing

Adding black

Adding details to trees, adding layers of colored wash to background....dark blue on top, light blue on bottom

More detailing!!!!!

Complete for now!!!!! It is a work in progress...."Cross-Country Skiing in Colorado"

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