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drbeams
09-11-2006, 10:19 AM
I was playing around with the brush, and had my color all the way to white, fully loaded, and I noticed that I could create a painting that had no color, yet still had an image because of the light/shadow on the canvas. I am curious what people can do with this concept of no color and using only a heavy brush or brushes create a painting that has enough visual dark/light to be recognizable. I have uplaoaded a test wheelbarrow just for an example.

Unfortunately, I have not found a way to put the picture in there, only as an attachement.

drbeams
09-11-2006, 10:30 AM
A varation of this, pick any for the canvas, use the color picker to pick that color up and use only that color. A mono painting. You may use any tool you like, but this is about using texture to get light/shadows to show up and create a painting from it.

smellygirl
09-12-2006, 02:23 AM
fyi: to get the picture to show in the forum (instead of an attachment), you need to resize the image so the longest side is no more than 800 pixels.

Peter Pinckney
11-17-2006, 04:56 AM
Hi DrBeams here is a tree in the wind

Mouse
11-17-2006, 08:17 AM
Interesting. I guess when i originally posted this I was thinking about the texture, not so much the color. Any color as long as it was the only color. I was prompted by another posting where someone had layed down a very thick layer of paint and then used an eraser to make "potholes" in the paint.

Good start. I can see the tree.

Lee
11-17-2006, 08:27 AM
couldn't come up with anything better than yours so i fudged it! sorry?

Peter Pinckney
11-17-2006, 08:45 AM
Hi Lee,

I can see curtains blowing at the window...............eh? What do you think?

Best to you


Peter

Lee
11-17-2006, 09:19 AM
thanks Peter,saw underwater tube worms on the Discovery channel, guess that was it.

Lee
11-17-2006, 09:25 AM
put reply in wrong place,(see lincoln logs) sorry!

Peter Pinckney
11-17-2006, 09:43 AM
Lee's worms gave me the idea for this.....................I have no idea how the two connected but this came......I used the tube brush and knife

D Akey
11-17-2006, 10:33 AM
@ drbeams

This is cool. Resembles a watermark for paper.

Also the plume in the next one too, though it's getting deep for a watermark, it's neat as a low relief.

@ Peter, that's looking like whiteish clay.

All these new things to do with AR was sorta unexpected.

Nice jobs all! :D :D :D

Lee
11-17-2006, 11:22 AM
like that plaster look too, stuff was taken away instead of added on, but sure wish i could make straight edges like that!!! the sub must be looking for the tube worms!!

Peter Pinckney
11-17-2006, 01:41 PM
OK I chose pink.............tube ........spread with the knife in a circular motion then used the rubber...........



Peter

Lee
11-17-2006, 01:48 PM
yep, strawberry cotton candy for sure!

Peter Pinckney
11-17-2006, 02:11 PM
This one uses yellow paper and plenty of greeeeeen then spreadit with small knife (20% down to 2% heavy pressure) then gently rub it away .................et voilą



Peter

Mouse
11-17-2006, 02:40 PM
Okay, when I saw the tubes I was impressesed. Nice light/shadow.

My jaw dropped when I saw the ship. Nice relief.

The yellow and greeeeen, at first I thought it was a cheat, heh two colors !!
Then I realized the paper was yellow, neat loophole. Makes me greeen with envy.

Lee
11-17-2006, 03:02 PM
put this in the wrong place, hope this is ok to do, wanted to post it here, made it a little smaller from before,

Lee
11-17-2006, 03:15 PM
you got away with that one!

Lee
11-17-2006, 03:17 PM
re, 'you got away with that one', meaning the colored paper, !

Peter Pinckney
11-18-2006, 12:24 AM
A bit "roughcast" but I made it in a hurry........................before the Police came! Hahahaha


Peter

Peter Pinckney
11-18-2006, 12:53 AM
Hey Lee............the cabin looks good enough to eat !

Nice one


Best
Peter

Peter Pinckney
11-18-2006, 05:07 AM
Using the roller tube and knife with metallic copper colour

Peter Pinckney
11-18-2006, 07:15 AM
Same recipe as before plus the eraser....................

Mouse
11-18-2006, 09:14 AM
Peter,

I am curious how you got the ragged edge enclosing the swing? The edge that frames the swing.

Peter Pinckney
11-18-2006, 09:21 AM
Hi Mouse,


as this is a kind of experimental thing I'll have to trust to memory............I know what it is (its the paint tube at 500% in one click) then I think I passed the roller over it at a high pressure and with loading and thinners fairly high......................I seem to remember that it left that hole so I decided to paint something in the centre........I'll have another try and post if it's different OK?

Best


Peter

Peter Pinckney
11-18-2006, 09:35 AM
OK Mouse,


I did this like so: first around five spots of tube at 500% then scrbbed with the knife at 100% then the roller with pressure 96% Thinners 66% and Loading 93% (all these can be played around with) then one more spot at 500% from the tube in the middle and one more pass with the roller at tha same settings............................hope that clarifies it and maybe can give you some inspiration...............if we all do this we're gonna find some things in AR that were never foreseen I'm sure..............Hey why not!!


Best to you


Peter


ps sorry I forgot to reduce it in size

Mouse
11-18-2006, 09:38 AM
Lee,

Wonderful gingerbread house. A lot of texture.

Peter,

Thx for the tips. The last red blotch painting I really enjoy, can't say why, or put my finger on it.

Peter Pinckney
11-18-2006, 09:40 AM
NO MOUSE ..................WET PAINT!



haha


Peter

Peter Pinckney
11-18-2006, 11:52 AM
I swear this technique is utterly fascination...............I can't stop....


HELP!

Peter Pinckney
11-22-2006, 09:35 AM
I did this one in blue because the white one I did was mistaken for a submarine hahahaha.........it was a luxury private yacht!

Lee
11-22-2006, 10:11 AM
OK, I'll bite, what was the white one??????????

Peter Pinckney
11-22-2006, 10:16 AM
Hi Lee.........in fact it was your comment on the colorless ship!

I admit it does look a bit submarine-ish ............ I'm not too good with boats!


Best to you


Peter

Mouse
11-22-2006, 02:27 PM
Ok, the black sub - at least two colors. However nice texture in the waves above it so ... it's a go.

Peter Pinckney
11-22-2006, 09:34 PM
Oh RED FACE Mouse.................this was supposed to be posted in dab'n'scrape .................. stoopid me!



Best to you


Peter

Peter Pinckney
11-22-2006, 09:39 PM
This was what I should have posted here..................Monochrome Woodstock..............well it WAS late..........

Peter Pinckney
11-23-2006, 03:01 AM
Red metallic...........Knife.........Eraser

Lee
11-23-2006, 10:06 AM
very nice, i see oriental characters, what do they mean ?

Peter Pinckney
11-23-2006, 10:14 AM
Hi Lee,


no they are just imaginary characters..........................


Best to you


Peter

Adam Black
12-10-2006, 07:34 AM
I keep meaning to start actually painting something today, but then I find another cool exercise in the forums, and can't resist. You people are hell on my productivity! :lol:

AndyRage
12-10-2006, 09:47 AM
Oooo... nice dynamic windy picture!

Mouse
12-11-2006, 08:14 PM
Very neat person, love the hair. A good hair day for sure.

Tigwa
07-01-2008, 09:36 AM
Highlight message LOL... ;)

This was a very interesting challenge....
I couldn't see what I was doing LOL.

Thanks for the interesting progect. I did four paintings but only entered the last one,
This project was fustrating for me as my eyes are not very good anymoe. But it showed me how much I depend on color.

Thank you.

"Share A Smile"

juliediane
07-01-2008, 12:30 PM
Never thought of white on white...... was a cool experiment. I used paint, pallete knife and the roller.

Judith Tramayne
07-08-2008, 11:14 AM
This was a fun project so here is my contribution -- Tree done with white metallic paint:

17956

Used tube, knife and oil brush.

Judith

Dany51
07-08-2008, 01:03 PM
I just worked yesterday on volume using paint tube and knife.:)

Taron
07-08-2008, 01:35 PM
Some monochromatic fun! Thanks for the inspiration! :)

Those are just fantasy flowers...thought they'd make an interesting point in a colorless picture. ;)

Dany51
07-08-2008, 01:42 PM
I like it, you give a good idea of space and volume; splendid!

D Akey
07-09-2008, 10:14 PM
Wow! I don't think I've seen this thread. It's great. Lots of range of technique and imagery. Nice work, all.

Taron
07-10-2008, 01:09 AM
Oha, I think I might have gotten the whole idea wrong with the colorless painting, tssss.... you mean like only embossing?!?

Well... kinda like this:

Taron
07-10-2008, 01:28 AM
Or like this?