Ever try impasto? Famous artists including Rembrandt and van Gogh used this 3-D technique! Create bold paintings with Crayola Texture It! Mixing Medium.
Find out about artists who used a technique called impasto—thick, textured paint with visible brush strokes—to create 3-D effects. How did they make textured paint? Learn more about some of their famous paintings done in this style. This is a quick, contemporary way to achieve much the same effect!
To create your impasto mixture, tear soft paper such as facial tissue or tissue paper into small pieces. In a bowl, use a craft stick to stir Crayola School Glue with the paper.
Cover your art area with newspaper. Spread the impasto mixture on watercolor paper with a craft stick or other tool. Experiment with different amounts and styles of application. Air-dry your work on a flat surface for at least a day.
Combine Crayola Premier™ Tempera Paints with the Texture It! Mixing Medium. Bold color combinations look great on impasto! Prepare a variety of different colors and combinations to get dramatic effects. Paint your impasto surface with Crayola Brushes. Air-dry your painting.
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