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African Painting

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By ASHA | Mumbai, Maharashtra

Difficulty Level Intermediate

African figures dancing in a happy mood.

how to do it yourself

STEP 1:-

Draw or trace the African design on the Fine Art Canvas.

STEP 2:-

To paint the background, mix Fevicryl No Stitch Fabric Glue in Chrome Yellow and Crimson separately in a pallet. This would make the colours thick in consistency.
Paint the background with the thickened colours, forming a texture like knife painting technique. Refer picture.
Leave to dry completely.

STEP 3:-

Paint the African lady figures- dress, body and jewellery using Fevicryl Acrylic Colours- White, Black, Sky Blue, Light Green and Crimson.
Paint patterns in the dress with Fevicryl Acrylic Colours- Crimson and Light Green.
Paint the musical notes in the background using Fevicryl Acrylic Colour- Black.
Leave to dry.

you will need

Fine Art Canvas, Fevicryl Acrylic Colours- Crimson 04, Chrome Yellow 03, Sky Blue 63, Black 02, White 27, Light Green 12, Fevicryl No Stitch Fabric Glue, Fine Art Brushes, Pallet, Design Carbon Paper, Pencil.


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