July 14, 2014 by Brooke
Textures of NYC is a project intended to take a snapshot of the most visually prominent textures seen in everyday life in Manhattan. The second installation in the series is a tree stump on far side of the Harlem Meer, Central Park NYC, near entrance at 108th and Madison. Below is the technique used on this surface.
1. Selected above surface b/c it would translate well to chosen ‘reverse grave stone rubbing’ medium.
3. Prior to coloring on tree stump clean using duster to remove any debris that would interfere with coloring/rubbing technique.
4. Applied a base color of yellow and pink.
5. Applied complimentary colors blue and green on top of yellow and pink base.