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Re: Gum Prints on wood

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  • From: Rajul <eyeear@telus.net>
  • Date: Wed, 04 Mar 2009 08:34:49 -0800
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Your gum-on-wood prints were seen by 3 generations, members of 2 of which were ardent ballet practitioners! They were uniformly admired by all.

I second the view that uniformity in (color) rendering would undermine the spontaneity and surprise element which endows each work with its own joie de vivre.

Is there any reference where you describe your experience to date with this medium in toto?

Thanks for sharing. Rajul

On 24-Feb-09, at 9:46 AM, Keith Gerling wrote:

I wanted to mention that about half of those pictures were with the
process I described earlier in response to inquiries by Loris. The
others were done on various layering of stucco and/or spackle. It is
pretty easy, even at the low resolution, to detect which is which.

there are some interesting craquelure effects that happen occasionally
with the plaster substrates that you can see in these details.


this one id on a sandy-finish


On Tue, Feb 24, 2009 at 10:57 AM, Keith Gerling <keith.gerling@gmail.com> wrote:
Here are some gum photos done recently.  All are 16x24 inches on 1/2
inch wood panels