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Whispering Ground by Srdce Whispering Ground by Srdce
I wanted to re-paint this: srdce.deviantart.com/art/Rotti…

I had the first chance to use masking fluid and it is just awesome !

on tumblr: srnydcera.tumblr.com/post/1014…
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chrissie5 Featured By Owner Feb 18, 2013
what kind of paper You are using with masking fluid? i've so far tried watercolor paper (ehm, no, bad idea) and drawing paper (kind of architecture students are using; better, but also, not quite good). at the moment i am waiting for the 3rd kind of paper to dry (glossy), so i could add drawing ink.
my problem with Color&Co masking fluid is that when i am removing it afterwards, the paper scratches and rolls off too :( and it was not once. so, i have no idea, what i am doing wrong. wetting paper with ink to much maybe? will try to wait longer, to be sure it's really, really dry, before removing the fluid.
i like the idea, but just can't get the result i want .
it would be really helpful, if , let's say, the color change could indicate, when the masking fluid is really dry and one can add colors.
the worst thing in this sad story of mine is that i am to represent this product to the group of kindergarten teachers on the 'morrow, 'cause my colleague cached cold, and there is no way to ask, what she was doing / using exactly :/
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Srdce Featured By Owner Apr 30, 2013  Student Traditional Artist
Hello!
I'm terrible sorry for late reply.

I use normal carton paper I buy at stationer's for the lowes price, here in CZ. I also sometimes use better quality watercolor paper. I have no problems with those.

I don't have any idea what are you doing wrong.. I have tried almost everything (really big ammount of water, paint, dry paper, not so dry paper, etc..)and it worked normaly.

Well, the main rule is to apply fluid on dry paper. Let it completely dry. Add paint. Let dry. AND HERE COMES THE PROBLEM (I finally remembered!!!) YOU CAN'T LET FLUID ON PAPER FOR REALLY LONG TIME.
The best way is 1 day or 2, then remove it imideatelly.
I hope a helped you a bit and I wish you good luck! ♥
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c-osmos Featured By Owner Aug 14, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
this repaint is really clever, in my opinion.
The technique and composition really improved, and the style is undeniably fantastic! i love it:)
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Srdce Featured By Owner Aug 18, 2012  Student Traditional Artist
I'm glad to hear it! Thanks ♥
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a-snapshot Featured By Owner Jul 26, 2012
This is absolutely GORGEOUS. I would really, really like to have this. Ever thought about selling it as a print?
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Srdce Featured By Owner Jul 26, 2012  Student Traditional Artist
Oh yes, of course, as you wish! :) I am really glad, that you want it! I hope this settings for prints will be ok for you, or write me! I will change it.
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Pixx-73 Featured By Owner Jul 25, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
Zajímavý nápad a krásné zpracování. :)
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Srdce Featured By Owner Aug 1, 2012  Student Traditional Artist
Aááách, děkuji! ♥
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Perliquin Featured By Owner Jul 24, 2012
what is masking fluid? sounds amazing, looks amazing
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Srdce Featured By Owner Aug 1, 2012  Student Traditional Artist
Masking fluid is special liquid which is used to protect white parts of your painting. You apply fluid on places which you want to stay clean, let it dry and then you can apply colours. After all drying you put fluid away and you have clean spaces! Very usefull!

And than you! :hug:
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Perliquin Featured By Owner Aug 1, 2012
thanks for your useful inforomation
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Srdce Featured By Owner Aug 19, 2012  Student Traditional Artist
You are welcome! I'm glad to help you! :aww:
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xenaferetek Featured By Owner Jul 24, 2012
I don't have masking fluid. I have the permanent one by winsor and newton and I do not know how to use it lol.
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Srdce Featured By Owner Jul 24, 2012  Student Traditional Artist
Well I hear about permanent one the first time. You can't put it away or why it is permanent.. ?
But don't worry, I didn't have any idea how to use it too, heh, I just putted it on paper and waited what have I done.. :D
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xenaferetek Featured By Owner Jul 31, 2012
the thing is i wait for it to dry and it just stains with my watercolors and it doesn't work

maybe it's because it makes more then one day..idk
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Srdce Featured By Owner Aug 1, 2012  Student Traditional Artist
Oh my, that's so long! Mine dryes after a few minutes!
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xenaferetek Featured By Owner Aug 1, 2012
what brand do you use?
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Srdce Featured By Owner Aug 18, 2012  Student Traditional Artist
Color & Co (Lefranc & Bourgeois) Masking Fluid

I was lucky with this one as I see :>
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Katie-Joy Featured By Owner Jul 18, 2012
This is very beautiful, you did an awesome job! Masking fluid is tricky, my hat's off to you!
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Srdce Featured By Owner Jul 24, 2012  Student Traditional Artist
Oh my, thank you sooo much, dear! :tighthug:
I have to say than mine is maybe lucky or calm or what, because I didn't have any problems! :)
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cactussinn Featured By Owner Jul 18, 2012
much more graphic than the first attempt! masking fluid is hell, too (tearing paper, dripping nonsensically, stinking) but i like the render
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Srdce Featured By Owner Jul 24, 2012  Student Traditional Artist
Thank you! ♥
Yes I'm more happy with this one.
Umm maybe I was lucky the first time while using, but I didn't have any problems which were people talking about. I really enjoyed working with it!
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TisheenaManzana Featured By Owner Jul 18, 2012
so beautiful colors and textures..♥
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Srdce Featured By Owner Jul 24, 2012  Student Traditional Artist
Thank you so much!
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