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Re: [teacherartexchange] teacherartexchange digest: September 26, 2009


From: Woody Duncan (woodyduncan_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Sun Sep 27 2009 - 18:54:50 PDT

I add texture to my watercolors using acrylic molding paste with a
knife before I apply any color - I believe it would do the trick. When
I had
my eight graders use it - we used tongue depressors rather than
pallet knives.

On Sep 27, 2009, at 6:29 PM, Daniel Murren wrote:

> I am planning to do a lesson on Wayne Thiebaud "Paint a cake". It
> will be
> done on drawing paper with cheap thin acrylic paint. Is there a way
> to make
> the paint thicker to add frosting flowers? I don't want anything
> too thick
> that might fall off the paper. I showed my 6th. and 7th. grade
> students a
> YouTube video done by CBS Sunday morning show and they were so
> excited to
> start drawing their ideas for cakes. I posted this before but
> received no
> replies. Any ideas out there?

Woody, Retired in Albuquerque

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