Blotting with a tissue, great effects!

by Sandra
(Pennsylvania, USA)

the center, shaded part of this painting was worked with a tissue

the center, shaded part of this painting was worked with a tissue

After painting an area over an already dry one, wait until the layer is just barely dry. Spritz very lightly with water, then lay a tissue over the wet paint and blot. You can put some pressure on it and rub a large area, or just tap it here and there. It makes some very happy accidents!

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happy accidents
by: Rosie

I found that paper towels worked better than tissues because once the tissue becomes wet in tears or sticks to the canvas.

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Accidents
by: Simplicity121

I like the effects of the tissue and the accidents achieved. I'm going to give it a try.

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