In this Book of Backgrounds experiment, I’m trying to use gauze to remove paint so I end up with tiny lines. So if I can’t remove, I’m adding it back.


Supplies Used

Substrate:  140lb Watercolour Paper


  • DecoArt Media White Gesso – DMM18
  • DecoArt Media Heavy Gel Medium – DMM33
  • DecoArt Traditions Acrylics:
    • Burnt Umber – DAT46
    • Hansa Yellow Light – DAT15
    • Perinone Orange – DAT08
    • Permanent Alizarin Crimson – DAT51
    • Phthalo Blue – DAT24
    • Titanium White – DAT35


  • paper towels/baby wipes
  • water bottle
  • palette paper
  • flat synthetic and bristle brushes
  • cheesecloth or gauze

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