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VIDEO: How to Paint Watercolors with a Mouth Atomizer

In today’s video, Mark Mehaffey demonstrates a unique method of painting by using a mouth atomizer to spray small amounts of watercolor onto his paper.

As you’ll see below, he’s carefully put down layers of masking over areas which he wants to remain light. After using the mouth atomizer, he then pulls up the masking, leaving untouched, white paper for the next covering of paint. Take a look:

NOTE: Mark’s full DVD on painting with a mouth atomizer is at Creative Catalyst.

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Today we have a rare opportunity to "look over the shoulder" of mixed media artist Lesley Riley while she designs a collage/fabric book using photographic transfers, scraps of cloth, and other bits of material. Lesley uses a hands-on approach to design by physically placing objects in different spots on the page to see how they interact, visually, with other elements. (In other words, no sketching required.) Take a look: NOTE: You can find Lesley's full mixed-media collage tutorial at Creative Catalyst. . . read more

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