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VIDEO: How to Create Marble Patterned Paper with Ink and Water

In today’s video clip, watercolor painter Cheng-Khee Chee is demonstrating a rather fascinating technique for creating a marble texture, or pattern, with ink and water.

As you’ll see, the trick is to add, and then sort of “stir” the ink gently into the basin of water, in order to create swirls and other patterns on the surface. Then it’s a simple matter to transfer the pattern to the paper. Take a look:

NOTE: To learn more, check out the full DVD tutorial from Creative Catalyst.

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Anne Bagby is a very creative collage artist who has all sorts of great ideas for making (and using) various types of mixed-media in her work. In the video below, Anne will demonstrate how she makes her own paper strips out of beautifully decorated papers, and then uses those strips in her artwork. Take a look: NOTE: You can learn more of Anne's collage techniques at Creative Catalyst. . . read more

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