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Palette Knife Cleaning by Jellyfish-Magician Palette Knife Cleaning by Jellyfish-Magician
So we started working with paints and colors in my 2D design class, and our current project is creating an original color wheel, creating 12 hues, with 9 different values for each hue. 
For my color wheel, I am using a technique where you smear the color onto palette paper with a palette knife, and then scrape it up. It causes the paper to stained with the color that was used on it
Then I cut out a triangle for each value (108 in total, pictures here: and glue them onto the paper into the configuration I want. 

I didn't want to waste all the paints I mixed to make the triangles though, so I was using the palette knife to smear the excess paint onto another, larger piece of paper, each time I wanted to change colors

The end result was this picture. It's nothing other than random paint smears, but I like the way it looks <3 

Oh, and about the posters on my back wall.
The one on the left is a piece I made. It's an image of David Sedaris, made out of letters. 
The one on the right is an image of bad end Wadanohara from Wadanohara And The Great Blue Sea. I bought it from the artist shaunadraws at matsuricon. Here's her site: if you're interested in her! 
Lyunaire Featured By Owner Oct 12, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
Ahh I always love the effect achieved from pallette knife.
I tried to work with it myself before I was homeschooled (My art teacher gave us the option to try it) but I found it really difficult ahh ;^;
Jellyfish-Magician Featured By Owner Oct 12, 2016  Student Traditional Artist
It is difficult e3e It I was aiming to make this look a certain way, it wouldn't have looked good at all
but this was just random smearing, so it's all good 

the most satisfying part of it is mixing the colors -7- it's so nice watching the paints mix together
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