|Elephant and baby|
Made for my cousin's baby
Stop the fade: Protecting your work.Traditional Art Week
You’ve just photographed or scanned your latest masterpeice and uploaded it to deviantart.com and the comments and favorites are rolling in. The image of your work is saved forever in digital form, but what about the work itself? How do you protect the original from a flakey, faded future?\
What follows are the basics with some *bonus* traditional artwork by your fellow deviants.
The number one cause of faded, bland paintings is light exposure. It’s common knowledge that light from the sun causes skin damage. In the same way, when light hits a painting it causes damage. This can result in yellowing, flakiness, or the dreaded color fade. Once bright magentas and fuchsias can fade to peachy beige in a few hours of direct sunlight.
Pencil, or paint. Oil, acrylic, tempera, watercolor; It doesn’t matter the medium. No work is immune to aging and discoloration, but t
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As my father used to say "Con pedir no se pierde nada". So here goes nothing.
You're welcome to donate any amount you would like or you can make me work for it, sketches for points. Hugs to one and all, awesome people!!
An architecture major, I worked with historic preservation. I really love sketching and watercolors as well as messing around with photoshop. |
Favourite genre of music: Rock
Favourite style of art: Water color | Digital Painting | Mixed Media
Operating System: Mac OSX