This piece was created with soy wax resist and was one in a number of studies I did on complementary colors. Here is the before version. Interesting, but no focal point.
After a few layers of dye and handpainting, here is the finished piece.
This piece was created using sugar syrup resist. Here is the before version.
I wasn't thrilled with the composition, so I cut it up, discharged some of it, dye-painted some areas and put it back together.
This last piece is another complementary color study and was created by brushing potato dextrin through plastic hardware cloth. The before version:
Again, not a strong enough focal point. I decided to cut this down and put it on a 12" x 12" canvas and add some contrast with paint and metal leaf.