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Organic and expressive, these one-of-a-kind alcohol ink paintings add interest to any tabletop or wall.
190 backers pledged $6,931 to help bring this project to life.

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THE FINISHED PRODUCT

Pictured above is a sample of what you will receive as a backer. The 5" x 7" paintings are matted on a white, beveled matboard measuring 8" x 10", and protected by a plastic sleeve. The white matboard is numbered (1/1), titled, and signed by me. I will send a survey to backers to pick a predominant color of their choice.

THE PROCESS

Alcohol inks have a mind of their own! These highly concentrated dyes blend, swirl, bleed, and bloom on the surface of polypropylene paper. I use isopropyl alcohol and a blending solution to move the ink around the paper in different ways to create interesting, unpredictable colorscapes. To add depth and shine, I often incorporate metallic watercolors. 

 

 

 

THE INSPIRATION

Colorful agates, geodes, and light filtering through foliage | Nebulas, universes, and stormy skies | Auras, chakras, and zodiac signs | Even Rorschach's famous inkblot tests.

"Aquatic"
"Aquatic"

 

"Darling"
"Darling"

 

"Witchy"
"Witchy"

 

"Venus"
"Venus"

 

"Teardrops"
"Teardrops"

THE PURPOSE

Painting these abstract studies is a very meditative process. The layers and complexities that exist in a seemingly simple colorfield are what makes these works so special. They are a unique addition to any gallery wall, as a pair, trio, or even as a singular statement piece in a small space.

THANK YOU FOR YOUR INTEREST & SUPPORT!

Please message me with any and all questions. Want more? Follow me on Instagram: @RivaraArtandDesign

Risks and challenges

I have completed 50+ paintings, and have supplies for 300+ more. I have scheduled time to paint, pack and ship before April 2017 for the first round of reward tiers with estimated April delivery.

I have launched a second round of reward tiers with an estimated delivery date of June 2017 to give myself ample time to paint, pack and ship another run! June 2017 would be the LATEST these will ship -- I aim for them to ship sooner.

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    ALCOHOL INK PAINTING

    One original abstract painting
    5" x 7"
    Alcohol ink on polypropylene paper
    Matted on 8" x 10" white matboard with a plastic sleeve

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    ALCOHOL INK PAINTING | JUNE DELIVERY

    One original abstract painting
    5" x 7"
    Alcohol ink on polypropylene paper
    Matted on 8" x 10" white matboard with a plastic sleeve

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    One original abstract painting
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    Alcohol ink on polypropylene paper
    Matted on 8" x 10" white matboard with a plastic sleeve

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    One original abstract painting
    5" x 7"
    Alcohol ink on polypropylene paper
    Matted on 8" x 10" white matboard with a plastic sleeve

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    2 ALCOHOL INK PAINTINGS

    Two original abstract paintings
    5" x 7"
    Alcohol ink on polypropylene paper
    Each matted on 8" x 10" white matboard with a plastic sleeve

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    Two original abstract paintings
    5" x 7"
    Alcohol ink on polypropylene paper
    Each matted on 8" x 10" white matboard with a plastic sleeve

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    3 ALCOHOL INK PAINTINGS

    Three original abstract paintings
    5" x 7"
    Alcohol ink on polypropylene paper
    Each matted on 8" x 10" white matboard with a plastic sleeve

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    3 ALCOHOL INK PAINTINGS | JUNE DELIVERY

    Three original abstract paintings
    5" x 7"
    Alcohol ink on polypropylene paper
    Each matted on 8" x 10" white matboard with a plastic sleeve

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    Four original abstract paintings
    5" x 7"
    Alcohol ink on polypropylene paper
    Each matted on 8" x 10" white matboard with a plastic sleeve

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