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Wednesday, November 9, 2011

Mixed Media 101 - Surface Treatments


We have just started a new session of Mixed media classes. Mixed media is where we use different mediums on different materials. This session we are focusing on surface treatments. The early results have been a lot of fun.

Surface Treatment #1 - Using common materials to stamp with acrylic paint on watercolor paper.

Step #1: Stamp acrylic paint with common materials such as bubble wrap, packing peanuts, sponges ect.

Step 2: Let dry and then use watercolor washes as layer two.
Step 3: Add another layer of watercolor to some areas to create depth.

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