You will need
- - a sheet of paper;
- - the tampon;
- - gouache, watercolor or acrylic paint.
- - pastel;
- - picture me-nots.
Consider the flower forget-me-nots or a picture with his image. You will see that it consists of yellow or orange midway and five round blue petals. Petals the same, so you can draw them with a stamp or swab.
Make a tampon. Cut a piece of foam and tape them to the end of the pencil. Attach the foam with thread or tape. Having two pads, you will get the opportunity to paint the yellow parts and the other blue petals. This is useful if you want to portray a lot of forget-me-nots, because these colors almost never grow alone.
Forget-me-nots are usually scattered in a green meadow, so the sheet stonerose green. Wet paper with sponge. You can give the sheet a little dry, but not necessarily. Distribute the paint across the sheet using the same sponge or thick brush. Allow the paper to dry.
To paint the forget-me start with the midway. Dial on the swab yellow or orange paint and put on a sheet bullet. The thicker the pads, the larger will forget-me-nots . Draw a few more center. Wash the swab or use a different. Around the middle of each draw five of the same blue petals. They can vary in color — some blue, others almost purple. It depends on the lighting.
Thin brush you can draw long stems. Lead line tip. Long narrow leaves paint with the same brush. Start painting from the stem tip, then gradually increase the pressure. The middle of the sheet, draw the flat, and by the end again lift the brush.
To draw forget-me-not pastel, take the green velvet paper. The tampon in this case is more suitable for cotton. Similarly, wrap a piece of cotton wool on the pencil and secure it with thread. RUB the pastel on the sandpaper. Dip the swab first in yellow and make a yellow round spot. Around it draw the same way round blue or blue petals.
Advice 2: How to learn to paint on rice paper
Drawing on rice paper - Sumi-e – the kind of painting that originated in China in the X century during the song dynasty, and in the XIV century this art has penetrated into Japan. Sumi-e in Japanese language means "mascara" and "painting".
You will need
- - a sheet of rice paper;
- - mascara;
- - thick and thin brush;
- - suzuri or ceramic saucer.
Prepare everything for drawing. Pick up the sheet of rice paper. It is handmade, it is preferable to paint, as paper absorbs water in a special way. Paint and ink for it is very well spread, creating the necessary color transitions. You can also purchase rice paper roll. It is factory production, has more smooth surface and very wet from the paint, so under the sheet, it is recommended to put plain paper for watercolor.
To draw the required minimum of 2 tassels with rounded edges: thin to prosowski details and thick to draw the main lines. The bristles of the brushes can be of goat, boar, or marten, while synthetic products are not suitable for painting Sumi-e. New brushes pre-tender. Dip them a few times gently in a saucer of water. After use, carefully rinse and dry the brush in a horizontal position only. You can use them to draw again only after complete drying.
Traditionally, the ink is ground in suzuri - specially processed stone in the shape of a circle or rectangle. The block of mascara RUB off on the stone's surface with water droplets. Fill with water deepening from one of the walls of suzuri. For sale even in specialized art shops of suzuri happens very rarely, you can instead use a ceramic saucer, not varnished.
Ink for Sumi-e painting. is in the form of rectangular sticks, which are made from pine charcoal, ground into powder, and adhesive. Rubbed the ink on the surface of suzuri mixed with water and it turns out the paint. Drawing on rice paper is also suitable liquid ink, which is sold in bottles or ordinary watercolor paint. When mixed mascara, or black paint with a different amount of water produced different shades from light gray to deep black.
When everything is prepared, begin to exercise. Dip a brush in clean water so that it completely soaked. Then dip it vertically into the paint medium colors. And then tip in dark ink.
Attach the brush to the rice paper and make a slanted line with the same pressure on the brush, you should get a line with different shades. Then try to put lines with stops, with a margin of a hand, pressure on the brush. To increase the width of the line, in motion, press the brush harder. To make it lighter, raise the brush so that the bristles just touch the paper. Draw the main lines of your picture, and then draw a few details with a thin brush.
Draw lines with ease and confidence, because on paper may appear pellets, if you repeatedly apply the paint on one and the same place.
Rice paper is very thin and slides during operation. Secure the sheet at the corners with any objects such as scissors.