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Re: How to fix a watercolor


From: Betty Bowen (bbowen_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Thu Feb 20 2003 - 06:16:12 PST

What is the benefit of adding the glue? I don't know this technique. wrote:

> I had 11 students try an experiment. We added glue to the water of a
> wet-on-wet floral painting.
> The kids didn't carefully drop loaded paint in, they watered down
> their colors and it all ran together and then they painted into it,
> before I could stop them and splattered a lot.
> So my question is, can I fix this?
> I had one student take black ink and paint the negative space around
> the flowers and it "found" the subject again, it looked ok.
> Does anyone have any other ideas?
> This procedure works on hot press or posterboard and you don't do any
> mixing.
> Brenda Robson ---