~ Updated: December 10, 2015 ~
Thick painting is using paint that's very thick to make some fun stuff, like...
Dry on different layers to make a 3D rose. The fragmented looking glass bits look sharp but is really flexible paint. I will show you how to make a Simple Sculptural Rose.
The secret of how to get the paint thick is pretty easy.
Explanation of how to bag paint in an easy way, preparing to use cake decorating tips that form the rose. How to keep your tools from paint drying on them. Getting air out of the paint in bag. Demonstration of squeezing different shapes, what to avoid. How to get paint dried in half the time.
What brands of thick paint to use. Use of giant palette knife to mix paint with. How to get a point on the leaves that want to split. Shaping the paint into a rose shape and getting it to stay. Drying on different layers technique. How to glue a rose together. Extra different ways included as a bonus, to form a rose and what surfaces to try drying them on. Use of more than one color. Avoid paint drying in the cake tip.
This video shows how to mask edges easily for a nice clean crisp look, and using the only tape that seems to work to keep paint from seeping underneath. Learn of ways to use the least amount of tape too without waste or hassle.
Description of lesson:
How to make an artistic background easy, placement of roses and leaves, how to squeeze stem lines of paint, how to cover mistakes, gluing the sculpture paint to the canvas, highlighting the rose and leaves, signing name, varnishing, and taking mask off for display.
Avoid getting thick paint with color already added for the price being higher. Mention of pricing per quantities. Where my secret bulk paint manufacturer is and how you can get 2-3 times the paint for the same price as in the craft store. What to use to just test if you like this style of painting. What to use if you want to stock up on thick paint for cheap in large quantities.
Showing the manufacturer online and taking one through the online buying process, how to find the thick paint easy so you know what to look for, and how to navigate and control contents of your cart. How to easily meet their low order minimums by buying in bulk, how to get an order total, how to get supplies not shown on their site but are available, manufacturer contact details given, and tips on getting complete orders.
How to get downloadable files to open, getting the free software for that, installing, opening the Supplies List, what it looks like, how to click on links that I've already researched and found exact items I use, that take you right to the supply to order, so no hunting around for you. Extra bonus digitized color chart of the manufacturer that has more accurate colors than on their website currently.
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I have explored what many mediums can do, painting my whole life and starting these fun textures before 1998. See examples of how these sculptural paintings have developed at my website that I also graphically designed. This "Thick Painting" style is made from using cool tools you might already have in your kitchen, & I have some pretty outrageous techniques to share so you can get fun effects. More about my experience: