VIDEO: Adding Knife Texture to Watercolor Paintings

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In today’s video clip Linda Baker demonstrates how easy it is to give quick texture to a watercolor piece with just a small pen knife and some ordinary table salt.

As you’ll see below, Linda’s woodland painting requires a bark texture that isn’t easily replicated using brushes alone. A small knife is just the ticket, however. . . she digs directly into the wet paint, scraping and scratching texture into the surface of the painting before adding some salt. Take a look:

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