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"Watching Clouds" Design Variation

Posted on: July 02nd, 2019

Give this lovely design a patriotic spin!

There is nothing like watching fireworks on a warm summer night and including this canvas painting design is sure to make the perfect date or party. Easily customize the fireworks with your own flare and favorite colors. 

Note: You must purchase the original  "Watching Clouds" design to complete this design variation.

 

Name of piece: Watching Clouds

Approximate working time: 2 hours

Number of Social Artworking colors needed: 9

Number of Social Artworking brushes needed: 4

 

Social Artworking Colors Used:

Titanium White

Cobalt Blue

Green Oxide

Bright Red

Burnt Sienna

Chrome Yellow

Mars Black

Raw Sienna

Violet

 

Social Artworking Brushes Used:

¾” Flat

No. 2 Round

No. 12 Bright

No. 6 Bright 

 

Other Social Artworking Supplies Needed:

16” x 20” Social Artworking canvas, water basin, palette, stylus or pen, grey transfer paper

 

Instructions: 

TRANSFER PATTERN 

Follow original instructions excluding clouds. 

REVISED STEP ONE

Use ¾” Flat Brush and Cobalt Blue to paint sky starting at the top of the canvas and mixing in Titanium White while painting down to create gradient. Refer to photo. 

Mix (4) parts Violet and (2) parts Cobalt Blue and paint top half of the sky blending down. Rinse brush.

Use ¾” Flat Brush to mix (1) part Titanium White with small amount of Chrome Yellow. Use mix to paint horizon, overlapping sky slightly and avoiding blending. Refer to photo. 

STEP TWO

Follow original instructions. 

STEP THREE

Follow original instruction excluding clouds. 

STEP FOUR

Follow original instruction excluding clouds. 

STEP FIVE

Follow original instructions. 

STEP SIX

Follow original instruction excluding clouds. 

STEP SEVEN

Follow original instruction excluding clouds. 

ADDITIONAL STEP EIGHT

Using No. 2 Round Brush mix (1) part Chrome Yellow, Violet, Cobalt Blue, Bright Red, and Green Oxide with (1) part Titanium White to make pastels. Use these pastels to paint the fireworks. Paint one firework in each color and then go back and add more color to each one. Refer to photo for inspiration. 

Comments:

What a great idea❤️

Michele Wimmers

July 3, 2019

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