Ahhh – the smell of Citrasolv was in the air yesterday afternoon. Brushed onto the pages of National Geographic magazine, it never fails to turn photographs into otherworldly abstract patterns. When strips and scraps of this paper are combined, magic happens!
No matter how many times I teach this workshop, the results are fabulous – fresh, original and intriguing. Here’s a short video of the workshop participants creating their outstanding work in yesterday’s Small Worlds: Abstract Landscapes and Altered Paper gathering (If you can’t see the video, click here):
Each person chose one of his or her works to mat, and here are their favorites:
There are also a number of free, online resources on this technique, including this really good one from Cathy Taylor.
This is one of those simple processes that rarely fails and is a lot of fun to put together! Happy Citrasolv sniffing!