Watercolor Application (Wet On Wet)
Watercolor Paper
Watercolors & Paint Brushes
using clean water and a clean brush, wet paper until damp.
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Fill brush with paint, use plenty of water on brush to wet paint! Touch brush to paper.
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Add a bit more color, lift paper to move paint around.
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Try a different colors in the same color family (greens, yellows, blues etc).
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Drop more color and tilt paper! Let the paint do its thing and watch the changes closely.
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Try dragging color and splattering paint.
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Lift color by using a clean, dry brush.
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Add more color, be intentional about where you place it.
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Notice dry areas of your paper, this is a great place to add lines that wont move around!
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Turning your paper is a great way to get a new perspective on your painting.
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Add texture or correct a mistake by using a clean paper towl and gently pressing it into the paint.
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Find a complimentary color and sprinkle it on. (It's a good idea to use lots of water+color).
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Towards the end now..use another complimentary color to make a statement and brighten work!
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Voila! A beautiful abstract painting. Try this technique again for a unique work of art every time.
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