Friday, March 27, 2009

Art Lesson No. 3 - Do Something Unexpected

"The last rose in my vase. 

First, I drew it with watercolor pencils, then brushed it a little bit. Lastly, with much courage, I soaked it in a basin of cold water. Yes, for two hours. 

Unconventional you'll say. But that's me. I love pushing the limits of the medium.

And creating something unique."

Pardon the little smudges around, the water did that. I call it natural artistic effect, giving it the antique, shabby-chic look.

Ready to try it?  Post comments if you have questions about this article or anything about art, I'll do my best to answer it.

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