Tuesday, December 13, 2011

 If you know me, you know that I love brown paper. For the longest time I searched for heavy brown paper, not the usual kraft paper, but darker and much heavier. One day, my prayers were answered when I found it at Curry's Art supplies. It's scanning as greyish, but it really is brown.

I tried painting on it with black gouache.

It made me very, very happy!

Simplicity is the removal of the useless and the unnecessary--source unknown


  1. i can see why it made you very happy. : )


  2. Lovely! Congratulations on finding some really good brown paper. By the way,,,i love your playlist!

  3. Very delicate looking.Simply lovely!

  4. I've never seen brown paper before...wonderful! Your gouache painting is so lovely and simple! Elegance! I've enjoyed poking around here and seeing what you've been up to.

    Merry Christmas!

  5. Anonymous9:49 p.m.

    You can buy rolls of brown paper at home depot. You use it for putting on the floor when you are painting walls etc. very economical and very substantial paper.

  6. I too love brown paper, especially with pencil. Have never tried gouache, will have to give it a go. She is beautiful, well done.


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