Sunday, July 15, 2012
This painting was made using a wet-in-wet technique. After I draw a grid on the paper, I paint the squares and allow them to dry. Next, I re-wet a cell-shaped area, wait a few seconds, and then add a second color of wet paint. The paint “bleeds” naturally, creating either a “cell” with awesome natural fractal patterns or a big old blob. If the former occurs, I wait a few more seconds and add another color – the nucleus. Then I do this a few more times.
For a similar painting in a smaller size, see http://www.etsy.com/listing/89746981/mini-mitosis-original-watercolor-cell
Painted with Winsor and Newton Artist’s Watercolors on extra heavy Arches paper (300lb).
Overall size 12 x 12 inches. Fits a standard scrapbook-size frame, or the ikea 20 x 20 Ribba frame. Signed."
Found at artologica's Etsy shop.