AUTOPLAY
Watercolor Application (Wet On Wet)
14 steps
What you’ll need
Watercolor Paper
Watercolors & Paint Brushes
using clean water and a clean brush, wet paper until damp.
1. 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.
2. 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.
3. 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).
4. 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.
5. 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.
6. Try dragging color and splattering paint.
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Lift color by using a clean, dry brush.
7. Lift color by using a clean, dry brush.
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Add more color, be intentional about where you place it.
8. 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!
9. 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.
10. 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.
11. 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).
12. 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!
13. 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.
14. Voila! A beautiful abstract painting. Try this technique again for a unique work of art every time.
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