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Dandelion Painting

Paint a dandelion tutorial with bleeding tissue paper and rubber cement for masking the flower. Super fun combo of media.

how to paint a dandelion

MATERIALS
• Watercolor paper
Bleeding tissue paper*
• Paint brush and water
Ultra fine tip black Sharpie markers*

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DIRECTIONS

how to paint a dandelion

  1. Use the bottom of a jar of rubber cement to draw 3 circles in pencil on watercolor paper. Add stems.

how to paint a dandelion

2. Draw dandelion stems and trace with a thin Sharpie marker. Erase the pencil lines.
Cover each flower with a circle of rubber cement. Let dry for about 5 minutes or until dry to the touch.

how to paint a dandelion

3. Cut squares of bleeding tissue paper. Apply with brush and water to drawing. Let dry for about 10 minutes.

how to paint a dandelion

4. Remove wet tissue paper. Let art dry completely.

how to paint a dandelion

5. Rub any remaining rubber cement off with fingertips.

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