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VIDEO: Acrylic Dry Sponging Techniques for Fabric or Paper

In today’s video, Sherrill Kahn demonstrates how to achieve an airbrush-style effect on paper or fabric using acrylic paint and sponges.

As you’ll see below, the trick is to remove nearly all the paint from the sponge before whisking or rubbing it across your surface. The lighter you press, the lighter the effect. Masking tape offers even more control over your final result. Take a look:

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In today's video clip, Terry Isaac will demonstrate how using the right materials can make transferring a drawing to your canvas very simple. In fact, all you need is some transfer paper and a pencil. As you'll see in the video below, Terry is creating a wildlife painting from several reference materials. With his background completely painted, he's now ready to add a hummingbird that he's sketched on another piece of paper. Take a look at how he transfers that drawing over to his canvas: NOTE: You can get Terry Isaac's full wildlife painting tutorial at Creative . . read more

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