Watercolor Special Effects

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Watercolor Special Effects

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7/14/2021

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Have you ever played with watercolor special effects and unusual techniques? If you haven’t, then I suggest putting it on your to do list.

Because it is so. much. fun!!

I think experimenting with new techniques is so important. It can spark new ideas and play time is so important for creativity!

Techniques

  1. Salt
  2. Water drops
  3. Paper Towels
  4. Splatter
  5. White Gouache
  6. Plastic Wrap
  7. Masking Fluid (here’s my masking fluid pen*)
  8. Alcohol!

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Contents

00:00 – Watch till the end bc WHAT?!
00:52 – Let’s get to it, first technique!
01:51 – Second fun technique!
02:35 – Third technique to use…
03:18 – Fourth not-totally-standard technique of painting.
03:55 – Fifth added element I like to use that’s not technically watercolor.
05:27 – Okay… now getting REALLY unusual. Number six.
06:42 – Another non-typical, non-watercolor technique, number seven.
08:08 – Now for the coolest thing I’ve ever seen in my lifetime…
09:00 – Coolest watercolor ASMR you’ve seen.
13:27 – I DID IT WITHOUT A BLOOPER!!

 

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