|Three areas of overlap, created by collaging in the shape of the intersection|
This was challenging, though it is easier to create this effect when using colours that are dissimilar in hue and value, as seen above.
|Two areas of collaged overlap.|
Stencil was painted a second time where it overlapped with grey shape.
|An example of two complementary colours (green and red)|
that produce a neutral colour when overlapped.
Two collaged overlap areas and three instances of painted overlaps.
|Two areas of collaged overlaps, and two using just paint.|
All these colours are close in value and hue, making the effect more subtle.
When working with cloth, this effect of transparency can be created by using sheer fabrics like organza and netting. Artists like Kathleen Probst skillfully choose colours of opaque cloth to create the illusion of transparency.
|Rising, Kathleen Probst, 2015|