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Ancient Text Background

my daughter's 9x12" painting on watercolor paper with black neocolor II wax crayon

my 9x12" painting on watercolor paper with 5 different neocolor IIs

My daughter (9) invented this technique with neocolors and water. She typed the instructions on the computer and here they are!

i wrote a bunch of nonsensical stuff...

This is a fun technique for creating an abstract page which can be used as an art journal background or cut up and used as part of a collage or paper weaving.

How fun is that?

Check out Art Journaling 101 for Kids, Teens and Other Beginners

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Reader Comments (2)

LOVE this! The instructions are so fun and I love how the ancient text looks. I will definitely be trying this!

08.31.2011 | Unregistered CommenterMissKoolAid

OMG this is so cool! I'm sure I'll try this sometime... I think I use the brownish tones for that. Can't wait to try, but I have to get to my bed... (It's almost 2 am overhere) can't wait: tomorrow I'll be getting started woth this nice tecnique: thanks for sharing!

xx Tessa

09.2.2011 | Unregistered CommenterTessa

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