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Mixed Media Revolution by Sandra Duran Wilson, Darlene Olivia McElroy

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Finger-Painting Memories

If you have forgotten how much fun it is to play, this technique is perfect for you. You can spend hours having fun and then save your results for another day, month or year. You will have created elements of art that you can use anytime in the future. Plus, you can get messy and no one will yell at you because it’s art. This is also great fun for the whole family.

TECHNIQUE ONE: Finger painting

Step 1

Brush a layer of paint or paint mixed with gel onto polypropylene plastic.

Step 2

While it is wet, draw into it with your fingers or whatever tool is handy.

Step 3

Let dry.

Step 4

Brush polymer medium or soft gel onto your surface.

Step 5

Lay the plastic painted side down and use a brayer to adhere it to your surface.

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