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Art and Design KS1 / KS2 : Using different painting techniques for effect

Using a range of tools including a acrylic paints, water colours, several different sized and shaped brushes, a spatula, a sponge and a toothbrush, artist Emma Majury demonstrates some basic painting techniques, creating first a landscape and then an abstract design.

She takes us through a step-by-step demonstration of how to create a landscape painting using composition sketching, colour wash and colour mixing to create moods and effects within a painting, taking inspiration from the world around us.

She shows how to use different tools such as sticks and spatulas as well as brushes to apply the paint to create different textures on the paper surface, and how applying paint to wet paper can create an abstract effect such as fireworks, flowers or stars.

This is from the series: Schools A&D clips

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