As promised…here is the other artwork I did yesterday. It is melted wax inchies on a black canvas. Inchies are simply art work cut into 1″x1″ pieces. The black really sets the colors off nicely. I did 2 coats of black acrylic on the white canvas. I melt crayons on a warming tray and lay paper on top and peel it off for a monoprint. I usually use 4×4″ papers, or 3″x5″ or even smaller. That way I have lots of those nice edge pieces to choose from. Sometimes I do a batch of like colors and sometimes I just play and use whatever floats my boat. This is easy enough for kids and a good way to use up old crayons. The warming trays can be found at thrift stores and were popular in the 70s.
When I was arranging these pieces, I thought they looked like flowers, as did my daughter. But then when it was all glued (I use Aleene’s tacky glue) together, both my daughter and I saw the “Monkey in the Middle” . Made us chuckle. I used a Sakura gelly roll pen for the signature and title