bohemianish wrote:I will definitely (no 'almost' qualifier here) be making art while on the playa, of the 2D variety. Drawing, painting, that sort of thing.
Would paints get too dusty, or brushes too annoying to keep clean? (I suppose dusty paint would be its own kind of fascinating medium, now that I think about it) (thinking and typing at the same time) (deal with it)
Would crayons melt?
Would pencil shavings run the risk of MOOPin' it up if not perfectly and consistently contained?
Am I wildly overthinking this? (first timer) (in case you haven't already guessed) (hush now)
Any anecdotes about successful or unsuccessful experiences with small-scale art media are entirely welcome.
stinkyfoot wrote:I bet oil pastels would hold up nicely, pencil shavings an be contained with an enclosed pencil sharpener. Paints... eh, probably fine if you have a playa only set but account for shorter working times than you're used to. With acrylics you'd probably want synthetic brushes and a proper brush cleaning solution instead of water.
MyDearFriend wrote:As far as paint brushes go, you would probably be better off using them as knitting needles. This might be a good time to try the kind of paint that comes in sticks.
Bob wrote:Pish tosh... the Sharpie is the Official Pen of Burning Man.
theCryptofishist wrote:The trick smokers use with ash should adapt to pencil shavings. There's a horrendously horrible peppermint that comes in a tin... Playa ashtray...
theCryptofishist wrote:Some of us realize that we will never be able to compete with the masters in their home medium.
Eric wrote:Personally I'd avoid oil pastels just because of the heat, and wouldn't even think of bringing out any paint other than watercolor (and the watercolor pencils give you much more versatility out there).
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