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Remember some of these from my water colors class in high school. Brilliant ideas for watercolor techniques
Watercolour Texture Techniques - awesome list of textures you can make using watercolor paints.
HowTo :: Brilliant ideas for watercolor techniques. (Personally, I use KOSHER SALT for watercolor texture: larger chunks create better effects).
HowTo :: Brilliant ideas for watercolor techniques #technique #watercolor #paint
Watercolour Texture Techniques by *hatefueled on deviantART
What makes this work, besides the tight color relationship in the blues, is the outlining of the multiple layers. This could be a handsome project for very young children if you control the palette when they create the papers.
Ideas for watercolor techniques. Gloucestershire Resource Centre www.grcltd.org/...
adding white gives depth. (Links to main blog site rather than to direct page for this entry)
Use white crayon as a resist to draw on a blank page and paint over the design with watercolors
Lots of watercolor techniques to try with your kiddos
card by Anne Gaal.... post has a Watercolor Distress Ink Tutorial (in sidebar on Flickr) included
Black Glue and Watercolor Resist from Pink and Green Mama blog
Watercolor Techniques: a 6th grade experiment - Deep Space Sparkle
watercolor techniques practice- salt and liftoff. you could do blue or purple. I really like it.
I don't normally paint with watercolor but this is an awesome guide on how to get effects.