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Mixed Media Revolution by Sandra Duran Wilson, Darlene Olivia McElroy

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Mop It Up

Many of our students show up to class with small brushes or a few large ones and nothing in between. It shows where their comfort zone lies. This exercise will help you get beyond comfort. Yes, another growth opportunity. Look to the kitchen, aka the other art store, for some innovative art tools.

TECHNIQUE ONE: Mop It Up

A sponge is a great way to apply paint, move it around and make great textures. It can also be used as a stamp.

TECHNIQUE TWO: Smear It

Do you have an old pair of kitchen gloves that have a hole in them and can’t be used for dishwashing any longer? Don’t toss them—take them to the studio. Use your gloves to smear paint ...

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