This is the other side of the pieced paper (exit wounds) with a graphite stick rubbed on the upper left corner.
Graphite stick rubbed on the textured surface of the gessoed and watercolor tinted papers which are quite stiff
This was an experiment scratching a mark in both heavy crayon and oil pastel.
A cardboard stamp
"Chalk Lifting" and not a very successful one at that. I will do more experiments with this and explain the technique then
Rolling a hard rubber brayer with black acrylic paint on a page of plain sketch paper.
This was an unsuccessful attempt to saw rapidly from left to right through a line of paint. It just dragged. I have used this technique VERY successfully with other media - more experiments to document in the future.
Wetted finger tip in acrylic paint.
What I refer to as "smacks". It doesn't look very impressive here but I will do a post of this technique which has been amazingly successful - one of my favorites - with other media including thickened dye on cloth.
When I was done I wiped my acrylic paint covered Bondo blade on the paper making a smear. More about Bondo blades later.
India ink with Japanese calligraphy brush which is also a favorite for quick sketches
Variations of a triangle from the Visual Mark book exercises
Variations on a circle
Hand dyed scrim with oil pastels rubbed in
White (l) and Green (r) China markers
Roller pen on paper with a metallic gold wash