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Sunbathing, watercolor on yupo 5x7in
MightyKaci 2015

This was my first attempt at using yupo paper. It’s weird but I think I like it! It shows fingerprints so you have to be careful not to touch the surface. 47 more words


Temptation of St. Anthony of the Desert

Temptation of St.Anthony of the Desert


acrylic on Yupo paper

11 by 14″

This is a new painting I finished up a few moments ago, given this is the last week of school I find myself only able to focus upon small works on paper. 50 more words

St. Anthony (Antony) Of The Desert

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Lord Fix A Duck Part 2

In Part 1 I used videos to demonstrate several techniques using alcohol inks on Yupo paper.  My intent was to paint a loose, free flowing image with just the essence of the subject. 190 more words

Alcohol Ink

Wires In the Sky

If you’ve been to San Francisco, you may have noticed that there are power lines everywhere.  And while they could be thought of as an eyesore, I tend to think of them as an integral part of the city’s character.  78 more words

San Francisco


Today I finished two paintings of corner buildings on Yupo paper that I’ve been working on throughout the week.  It takes a while for water to dry on this surface so I’ve started working on more than one painting at a time, moving back and forth between them.   89 more words

San Francisco

A New Surface

My painting today is the result of experimenting with watercolor on Yupo paper. Yupo isn’t actually paper at all, but a machine-made sheet of polypropylene that artists have been experimenting with for several years now.   98 more words

San Francisco