2. Jul, 2022

Dendritic Printing - Look at that Texture

Dendritic printing is when paint is applied between sheets of (usually glass) but in this case transparency plastic and then the sheets are SLOWLY pulled apart. The resulting tension between the sheets creates wonderful textural patters - imagine this in a landscape for trees or shrubs, or water running in a river or even fire flames rising up. The beauty of using transparency sheets is that you don't have to worry about sharp edges to the glass and it is much easier to pull the sheets apart slowly, especially in the middle. This was a technique from Jane Dunnewold's Background and textures on line class - I am absolutely loving it - both the class and the technique