Introduction: Radiant Oil Pastel Rainbow Flowers
The rainbow is one of the most wonderful natural phenomena that transmit magic and emotion. On this occasion, using a very striking technique with pastel oil and acrylic paint, I want to capture those feelings produced by the rainbow through a beautiful painting of flowers.
Through short videos I will explain all the steps you must follow to obtain an excellent result in a simple way, in fact the process is really short.
For this work I made some flowers, but you can draw what you like the most! For example, landscapes, a moon, antiques, super heroes, etc.
- A Bond sheet.
- Pastel oil of the colors of the rainbow.
- Black acrylic paint.
- A toothpick.
Step 1: Paint With Your Favorite Colors
Paint the entire sheet with all the colors of the rainbow that you can, make sure you are using oil pastel chalk. I used the following colors: pink, lilac, purple, blue, green, orange and yellow.
Feel free to paint, it does not matter to follow a specific pattern, just paint randomly until you feel comfortable with the result.
When you finish painting, lightly wipe your sheet to remove any oil paste residue.
Step 2: Cover With Black Paint? :o
That's right! Although it sounds crazy, you should cover the entire sheet with black paint. A single coat of paint will suffice to achieve the desired effect.
Let the paint dry before moving on to the last step.
Step 3: Draw Your Work of Art!
Think or select the drawing you want to make, this time I will draw some flowers. With a toothpick scrape off the black paint and watch your artwork emerge in front of your eyes.
Specifically for this drawing, I first made the centers of the flowers, then I drew all the petals, and finally I filled each petal with thin lines.
I hope this Instructable guides and inspires you to carry out everything from experiments to real works of art.
Thanks for reading and watching.
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