Surface Techniques

Techniques in upcoming class and beyond
  • Splatter
  • Marking
  • Doodling
  • Drawing
  • Stamping
  • Printing
  • Stenciling
  • Dripping
  • Finger Painting
  • Incising
  • Using Salt
  • Using Alcohol
  • Glazing
  • Building Layers
  • Impasto
  • One Stroke
  • Blending
  • Lettering
  • Rubbing Out
  • Adding texture to paint
  • Frottage or rubbing
  • Aging, Decomposing and Grunging Up
  • Washes of colors
  • Paste Painting with corn starch and paint mixture
  • Using a Ready Made pattern as a beginning surface to build upon
  • Covering up and revealing
  • Using found objects on surfaces
  • Printing with fabric
  • Using transparency as a layer
  • Color over Color
  • Mono Printing
  • Scribbling
  • Dry Brushing
  • Sgraffito
  • Using Saran Wrap, Bubble Wrap
  • Wax and Crayon Resist Capturing Whites
  • Use of Joint Compound, Plaster and Caulking and other household materials
  • Painting out Negative Space
  • Altering
  • Staining
  • Melted Wax… Encaustic
  • Burning melting transforming surface with heat
  • Gin and Acetone, Gel, Caulking and graphite image transfer


Combined Technique in one artwork

Building mixed medial combined media in one substrate


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