Is stratovolcano a stupendous word, or what? Its head held high.
Underpainting for (possible) Monte Etna portrait.Gouache and DSmith WC sticks.
For this one I pressed coiled string down into the still soft Golden Light Molding Paste, then pulled it up, leaving a series of spiral troughs in the surface texture. Just deep enough to make an impression but not so deep it's too obvious.
Muncibeḍḍu = 'beautiful mountain' and voscu = forest in Sicilian. Who knew?