Last year, I experimented with marbling paper with acrylic paint and shaving cream. It went pretty well, so I thought I’d see if it would work on a flat 11x14 inch canvas. It did. I wasn’t sure what I wanted to do with it so I let it dry out of sight and mind.
Today, I picked it back up and traced the outline of a hummingbird I’d cut out from my 2021 calendar.
I contemplated painting the birds black, but chose to keep them marbled instead.
That was the right choice!
Here’s an in-progress shot: