You can mix the Open acrylics with regular acrylics or acrylic mediums, and that will speed up the drying time; for example, mix Open Manganese Blue Hue with Fluid or Heavy Body Manganese Blue Hue, and you will get a paint that dries faster than Open, but slower than regular, and at full pigment strength. Or mix Open paint with regular matte medium or gel, and the result will dry faster than Open, and be somewhat extended (diluted).
|This is the preliminary print, 10"x10".|
|This is the piece more developed, not sure if it is finished yet.|
|The preliminary print, 10"x10"|
|The same piece, developed further|
|This is a 12"x12" preliminary print.|
|... and the same piece with collage and paint, still in process.|
The next three images are preliminary prints with no collage or paint added.
And Amelia's works in progress:
|Amelia's fine chicken prints|
|Amelia's monoprint in Manganese Blue Hue|
|WIN THIS!! (plus some paint)|