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July 6, 2012
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OLYMPUS IMAGING CORP.
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VR310,D720
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May 8, 2012, 9:59:58 PM
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ArtisanPrecio Featured By Owner Sep 27, 2013  Student Traditional Artist
Hello Stefan Thompson!
I have to write a formal analysis paper for one of my college classes and would love to base it on your art, this piece specifically! I find it very intriguing and it drew me in right away. I know that you use pigments and tempura, Did you use any for this piece? and if so what are their base? sienna/burnt? Also, what are your mediums? It looks like you've used a gloss wash for the surface? What is this piece on? Canvas, paper, wood? The way you have seemed to use sfumato is exquisite! I looked on your website but couldn't find the descriptions I was looking for. Is there anymore information you could provide about the pigments you use and the mediums for this piece? If I don't hear from you, I'll base my paper on another one of your pieces. I absolutely love your work!!
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StefanThompson Featured By Owner Oct 1, 2013
Hey
this piece is wax soot and oil on card paper,
actually an old file folder, one of my favorite paper weights,
i prime the surface with beeswax,
rub on , then i drip was on , then i apply flame via beeswax candle which creates soot, then i carve away some stuff and also add oil paint,
the oil paint is as simple as it gets
black pigment (bone or mars) linseed oil, orange terpenes as solvent
nontoxic !! easy to make !!
thanks good luck with your paper
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Iceland-Ink Featured By Owner Nov 11, 2012
this is amazing.
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StefanThompson Featured By Owner Nov 13, 2012
Thanks !!
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ProofrockPilchard Featured By Owner Aug 31, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
This looks eerily like a dream I had recently...
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StefanThompson Featured By Owner Aug 31, 2012
Last night i had a dream about a snake with a pattern i rarely see,
then today i saw it on the road,
pretty crazy stuff sometimes,
reminds you there is more going on than you hear on the news,
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ProofrockPilchard Featured By Owner Aug 31, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Yeah, I don't listen to the news...
The happenings in peoples' heads are far more interesting.
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grantn234 Featured By Owner Aug 20, 2012  Student Traditional Artist
what materials did you use for this? Its really cool!! :D
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StefanThompson Featured By Owner Aug 20, 2012
wax, soot, oil paint,... thanks
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grantn234 Featured By Owner Aug 20, 2012  Student Traditional Artist
so u paint on the wax and then cover it with soot?
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