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Painted Backgrounds


Painted Backgrounds – 1CD1
Caitlin Dundon

Learn how to create simple but magical paintings using gesso and acrylics on paper. Create a base with white, tinted or black gesso. Use dry-brush washes, buffing, inscribing and scraping techniques to create color and texture variations. Included are great tips on how to prep artwork to take your pointed brush or edged pen lettering to the next level.

Supplies:
  • 1" flat brush (BR60)
  • two sheets 9" x 12"hot press watercolor paper (Arches Aquarelle, Fabriano Artistico or Bristol Board) (S784)
  • 2-3 colors of acrylic paint
  • water container (S784)
  • paper towels (S817)
Optional:
  • your favorite pen or
  • brush & black and white inks. (FW white acrylic or Golden High Flow) (I13) (I133)


BR60. Simply Simmons Brushes
BR60. Simply Simmons Brushes

These inexpensive, short-handle brushes are of surprisingly good quality. You can use these flat watercolor brushes for brush lettering, backgrounds, washes, and more. The Shader has longer bristles than the other brushes. Synthetic hair. Recommended by Randy Hasson.

Choose size: 1/2", 3/4", 1", or #10 Shader.




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S784. Water Container - 3 Piece
S784. Three Piece Detachable Plastic Brush Washer

Three plastic water containers that detach and fit into one. Use this handy item for rinsing pens and brushes. Great for workshops.




Your Price $5.55

S817. Viva Papertowels, 12 sheets
S817. Viva Paper towels, 12 sheets

Recommended by Harvest Crittenden for wiping pen points and brushes:
"I've used them exclusively for at least 8 years. They don't leave fuzz on the pen points or brushes."

We have made these available for those outside the USA or in areas where this brand is not readily available. This is a small pack of 12 sheets for easy shipping.



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I13. FW Artists Ink
FW Acrylic Artists Ink. For dip pen, brush, and technical pens (but not fountain pens). Pigmented, water-resistant. Lightfastness: either 3 (permanent) or 4 (highly permanent) star rating. Fully intermixable. Can be thinned (with water) for washes which dry water-resistant and additional painting or lettering can be done on top without bleeding or intermixing of colors. In addition to paper & board, will bond to glass, leather, ceramic & wood.

1oz (30ml) glass bottle.

Choose color: Antelope Brown, Black, Brilliant Yellow, Burnt Umber, Cool Gray, Crimson, Dark Green, Emerald Green, Flame Orange, Flame Red, Flesh Tint, Fluorescent Blue, Fluorescent Pink, Fluorescent Red, Gold, Indian Yellow, Indigo, Lemon Yellow, Light Green, Marine Blue, Olive Green, Payne's Gray, Process Cyan, Process Magenta, Prussian Blue, Purple Lake, Raw Sienna, Red Earth, Rowney Blue, Sap Green, Scarlet, Sepia, Turquoise, Velvet Violet, White, Yellow Ochre.

These shimmering inks are a pearl white with an iridescence of the color: Shimmering Blue, Shimmering Gold, Shimmering Green.



FW Artist Acrylic Color Chart



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I133. Golden Fluid Acrylic
I133. Golden Fluid Acrylic. 1oz.

Highly intense, permanent acrylic colors with a consistency similar to heavy cream, thicker than Golden High Flow Acrylics. Produced from lightfast pigments, not dyes, they offer very strong colors with very thin consistencies. No fillers or extenders are added, and the pigment load is comparable to Golden Heavy Body Acrylics. Fluid Acrylics are ideal for spraying, brushing, staining, and can be mixed with other Golden Products. 1oz (30ml) plastic squeeze bottle.

Recommended by Yukimi Annand.



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