Artangel: Mixed media crumpled tissue technique - tutorial - basically, glue tissue paper over a canvas, let dry. Paint, let dry, then rub oil pastel or crayon over the surface to highlight the texture.
In these works the enlarged realistic forms take on an almost abstract quality. Fruit is deliberately sliced and arranged, exposing glistening textures and layers; providing opportunity for stunning mark-making and subtle variation in tone.
Fungi mushrooms are packed with texture. I have used this image as the texture is very delicate but also very bold at the same time. I like the shape of this image and would I would enjoy incorporating mushrooms or other foods in my art work.
Work by Erin Endicott on Textile Design and Designer`s Platform. This textiles piece of work interests me as I like how the brown and darker parts of it look as it looks like a real map. The contour lines help to convey this