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Thursday, April 9, 2015

April Showers and Jellyfish Watercolor Resist

First graders have been working on this painting the past few weeks. We are studying weather patterns and having fun learning new techniques with watercolor like blowing, dripping, and adding salt! 

 Third grade is painting these fun jellyfish watercolor resists! I LOVE this Liquitex gloss Medium and Varnish!! It makes a great resist! 

 We just painted this gloss medium right on the paper to create our jellies...

We are using warm colors for the Jelly and cool colors+salt for the water

I just LOVE the texture from the salt!

 One of the high school teachers in our district used the Liquitex Gloss Medium and Varnish to make these gorgeous multimedia watercolor resists for Dia De Los Muertos. They stamped the Gloss on the paper, drew their design, and painted over it. We are going to use this technique with our Sureal Self Portraits this year! Cannot WAIT!!

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