Category Archives: Painting on Yupo

Fish on Yupo

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Painting on Yupo

I love painting on Yupo. It allows me to play with my paints in a free and fanciful way.

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Cinque Terre

I decided to work on Yupo paper again but this time I attempted a landscape of a small town.  IMHO, I think Yupo lends itself to more free-flowing subject matter (see my last few posts).  While I am less pleased … Continue reading

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Hmmm…a yupo question?

I plan to order more yupo paper. Can anyone speak to the difference in the 74 lb sheet of paper vs the 144 lb sheet of paper? So far, I’ve used the transparent and the bright white 20 x 26. … Continue reading

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Free Floating

My second try at working with Yupo paper involved a fall theme. I began by drawing a pleasing repetitive pattern using leaves from outside as models. I played with dropping in a variety of watercolors allowing them to mix on … Continue reading

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Painting on Yupo

I love this synthetic paper. It’s made for watercolors. It’s freeing and forgiving and so much fun! I saw a demonstration a few weeks ago and I couldn’t wait to give it a try. Watching the colors mix on paper … Continue reading

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