Mystery Technique #25



Want to learn more about how this was done? Check back next month for the explanation.

ANSWER TO MYSTERY TECHNIQUE #24: This is an example of decalcomania, a favorite technique of Surrealists Oscar Dominguez and Max Ernst. I applied a thick mixture of acrylic paint and gel medium to paper and then firmly pressed another piece of paper against it. Next I pulled the 2 pieces of paper apart at an angle, which created the branching patterns. Find out more about the process here:

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