How To: Paint the texture of water

Paint the texture of water

Watch this instructional painting video to create a water like effect on the surface of canvas, wood or paper. Use acrylic paint and a spray bottle with some paint thinner. Spray the turpentine onto wet paint and watch the paint separate into shapes that look like the surface of water, splashes and wave patterns.

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Good stuff. Really enjoy all of Gary's techniques and how to's

good explanations. good close ups of technique and result.

thank you..love the texture, love the simple-straight to the point explaining and the lovely accent..hee hee..yummmmmmy

Iv done this two times now and they aren't giving me this texture. Does the canvas pre acrylic need to be painted with oil first?

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