Friday, March 30, 2007

Damp Paper Paint

Claude Monet, 1840-1026
France, Impressionist
Claude Monet painted with short brush strokes and dabbles and splashes of pretty colors, catching light and reflection in his work. His work has a blurry look.

water and brush
white paper
Liquid Watercolor paints, or any paint

1. Brush water on paper to moisten.
2. Paint directly on wet paper.
3. Dry.
4. Optional: Outline areas with black permanent marker

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