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Abstract salt on watercolor painting. Has colors of mulberry purple, lilac purple, white, mauve, beige, khaki green, and pear green.

This is a mixed media / watercolor painting on watercolor paper. The paper measures approximately 9 inches by 12 inches and is acid free and lignin free. The painting covers the entire front side of the paper. The paint was applied very liberally. The painting is a combination of watercolor paint, acrylic paint, and salt. When salt is applied to wet paint it creates a fractal effect. The salt was then scraped from the painting once it dried. Sometimes all the salt doesn’t come off, because it has bonded with the paint and scraping it off would tear the surface of the paper. Also, the salt that bonds chemically to the paint remains on the surface of the painting; it glistens a bit depending on the light.

title: “mulberry mauve morning”
media: watercolor paint, acrylic paint, and salt on paper
paper size: 9 inches by 12 inches
paper type: heavyweight, acid free & lignin free
paper weight: 90 lb / 190 gsm
signed: yes (“Sarah Knight” in black ink in the lower right-hand corner)

*Please note that the depiction of digital color varies from monitor to monitor. The color of the jpeg in this listing has been adjusted to match the actual painting.

mulberry mauve morning, an original watercolor acrylic painting by Sarah Knight, purple pink green abstract art


  • Handmade item
  • Materials: salt, watercolor paint, water, watercolor paper, acrylic paint
  • Ships from Michigan, United States to select countries.
  • Feedback: 187 reviews
  • Favorited by: 36 people