IN THIS EXERCISE, YOU CREATE TEXTURED AND ABSTRACT ART BY FOLDING, WRINKLING, OR CRUMPLING PAPER, AND THEN APPLYING A WASH TO COVER THE SHEET. THESE CAN BECOME AN ART PIECE OR A GREAT ADDITION TO YOUR COLLAGE OR DIGITAL LIBRARY FOR LATER USE. CONSIDER THIS TO BE MARK MAKING ON A LARGER SCALE.
Newspaper or large craft paper
Black, gray, or tan medium-weight craft paper (thin enough to fold or crumple)
Black or white gouache, depending on the color paper you choose
Inexpensive brush for mixing
Mop brush or flat brush to make wash strokes
Black or white paint pen, marker, or gel pen
1. Cover your painting space with newspaper or large craft paper.
2. Wrinkle, fold, ...