Celebration of Colours - Unicorn Spit
I just watched the video clip to Queen's "I want to break free" I was inspired, I had some blank canvases (a small table) and Unicorn Spit.
I had 3 blank canvases, they were 8" x 10" were stretched and had a timber backing. I wanted a bright background on the canvases and chose Unicorn Spit's Lemon Kiss and phoenix fire.
I sprayed the canvas with water then squeezed from the bottle, mostly lemon kiss and a little phoenix fire.
I placed plastic over the canvas and blended the Unicorn Spit. I repeated this process with the other 2 canvases.
Once dry I placed the three canvases side by side.
For this project I used all 10 colours of Unicorn Spit and mixed some of my own. I cut up some straws and had mica powder to use as a finishing touch.
I went to work. For the long lines, I dipped a straw in the bottle of the Unicorn Spit colour I wanted. I vertically flicked the the long lines onto the canvas. I used the straws to draw unicorn spit and blew the unicorn spit out of the straw to propel it and make the larger more dense shapes. I flicked the straws to create the smaller shapes.
This is how the work station looked.
Once I was satisfied with the coverage of the Unicorn Spit, I sprinkled a pinch of every colour of Mica powered that I had and left it to dry.
This is the small table I did using the same technique.
I place a coat of Polyurethane on the canvas to seal the Unicorn Spit. One dry, they were ready to hang on the wall.
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- Canvas (Spotlight (Australia))
- Unicorn Spit (Online)
- Straws (Local Supermarket)
Published October 14th, 2017 11:34 PM
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