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further adventures with yupo

I think I’ve figured out how to get detail onto yupo… The super smooth surface was part of why I bought it in the first place, in the hopes of getting those details in. 59 more words


Central New York Watercolor Society Signature Show

“Little Blooms” and “Vase & Oranges before Window” are two of my smaller Yupo paintings in the Central New York Watercolor Society Show this month.  It is a special show for Signature members at the Kirkland Library in Clinton, New York.   108 more words


Painting on Stone Paper

This is a new-ish painting support I’ve been trying out. As the title says, yes it’s actually made of limestone (usually) and is more stable than wood pulp papers when wet – hardly any buckling and it will flatten out by itself. 373 more words


What are Alcohol Inks?

I’ve always loved working in acrylics but recently discovered alcohol inks. Alcohol inks are highly pigmented inks that are available in a variety of colours.  Traditionally used by crafters and artists to enhance their works they are now coming into their own as a marvelous painting medium. 526 more words

Art Supplies

Just for Fun!

Happy Paint Party Friday!

It seems like forever since I sat down to make art with no purpose other than having fun. It was wonderful. 189 more words



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