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Extract from Love Acrylics • By Courtney Burden • Published by Search Press

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30 mins

Love Acrylics
Inspired by comic strips and everyday life, this form of pop art is done in flat colour 
and inlaid with tiny dots, depicting trite scenes from your life in a satirical manner and bringing them to life in a new way through art.

Posted by Search Press Published See Search Press's 214 projects » © 2019 Courtney Burden / Search Press · Reproduced with permission. · ‘Love Acrylics’ by Courtney Burden ISBN: 9781782217268 RRP Price: £12.99 Publisher: Search Press Available from www.searchpress.com
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  • How to create a drawing or painting. Polka Dot Pop Art  - Step 1
    Step 1

    Trace around your hand with a pencil.

  • How to create a drawing or painting. Polka Dot Pop Art  - Step 2
    Step 2

    Add any other details you want to include in your composition, such as nail polish bottles and puddles 
of paint.

  • How to create a drawing or painting. Polka Dot Pop Art  - Step 3
    Step 3

    Paint in flat layers and leave to dry.

  • How to create a drawing or painting. Polka Dot Pop Art  - Step 4
    Step 4

    Once dry, decide what colour dots your surface needs. You want to layer the colours so that they read as one from a distance. For example, to create skin tones, layer different shades of warm colours – peach paint with red-brown dots – to ‘read’ as tan.

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