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No brushes used - FINGER PAINTING HURRAH!
This painting was done using no brushes whatsoever. Just good old fashioned finger painting! You can use any kind of printed paper, I used some Japanese prints, OR you can paint your own... But prints are easier ;-)

Posted by MintMintMooMoo from Chatham, England, United Kingdom • Published See MintMintMooMoo's 31 projects »
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  • How to make a mixed media. Easy Japanese Painting - Step 1
    Step 1

    Cut out a strip of Japanese lettering - this can be printed out from the internet or (if you speak Japanese) write your own! Stick it down one side of your canvas/paper/card.

  • How to make a mixed media. Easy Japanese Painting - Step 2
    Step 2

    Using the gold paint begin to dab over the edges of the writing. The great thing about finger painting is getting messy and enjoying texture.

  • How to make a mixed media. Easy Japanese Painting - Step 3
    Step 3

    Now use the black paint to fill the majority of the background. Leave some places completely white BUT work quickly...

  • How to make a mixed media. Easy Japanese Painting - Step 4
    Step 4

    While the black is still wet add more gold paint over the top. Use lots of dabbing motions with your fingers to blend. Pop a few clusters of white as well.

  • How to make a mixed media. Easy Japanese Painting - Step 5
    Step 5

    Cut out a beautiful lady (again, the internet has some great images - just make sure you're not stealing someone else's work!) and carefully stick her down.

  • How to make a mixed media. Easy Japanese Painting - Step 6
    Step 6

    Using a gold pen draw in branches between the blossoms.

  • How to make a mixed media. Easy Japanese Painting - Step 7
    Step 7

    And you're done :)

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Danniee M.
Danniee M. · 2 projects
sugoi desu yo!
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MintMintMooMoo
MintMintMooMoo · Chatham, England, GB · 32 projects
Thankyou, I would love to have my work featured on your site. Please link me Happy
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Jeny H.
Jeny H.
This is simply Gorgeous! Can I feature it on my website? I will of course give you full credit Happy
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