To paint on black paper I first draw the image with a white pencil. Then I paint it in with white gouache. The trick is learning to paint color on top of the white gouache. It takes layers of thin washes of color. To paint in highlights more white needs to be applied and then color again.
Art journaling on our rafting trip on the Green River through Dinosaur National Park. Had a great time - incredibly beautiful geology & wildlife; met wonderful people and ate delicious food. This is our 4th time rafting with ARTA!
Conservancy/Nature Center, Coloma,
For those that love the outdoors and want to
learn techniques of nature journaling.
We will be exploring the use of pen and colored pencil to create
delightful narrative pages of nature.
This class will be held at the American River Conservancy's nature
center in the historic gold rush town of Coloma.
Contact Julie at 530-621-1224 to register and
get materials list. Limited to 8