Painting a Geometric Portrait



Introduction: Painting a Geometric Portrait

This process takes just under 20 minutes! Its quick, easy, and fun! Enjoy!

Step 1: Get Supplies

  • Paper
  • Masking tape
  • 3 different colors of paint
  • 3 paint brushes
  • Cup/bowl of water (to clean brushes)
  • Paint palette

Step 2: Choose Your Colors of Paint

Select 3 different colors of paint to use

Step 3: Put Paint on Palette

Squeeze your 3 colors of paint onto your palette (add more paint if needed)

Step 4: Keep Workplace Clean

Place the piece of paper over something to prevent getting paint on your table (preferably a piece of cardboard, poster board, or another piece of paper that is larger)

Step 5: Follow Design

Follow the design in the picture exactly

Step 6: Layout Tape

Layout tape on the paper that matches the design and number each piece as you lay it down

Step 7: No Air Bubbles

Smooth out the tape to make sure there are no air bubbles

Step 8: Color 1

Paint blank area(s) of the paper with color 1

Step 9: Color 2

Use a clean brush and start painting blank spaces with color 2

Step 10: Color 3

Use a clean brush to paint the remainding blank spaces with color 3

Step 11: Let Paint Dry

Let the paint dry before taking the tape off

Step 12: Wash Brushes

Wash the paint brushes in the cup/bowl of water

Step 13: Peel Tape

When the paint is dry carefully peel off the tape in reverse order as to which it was laid down

Step 14: Finished

Congratulations! You have completed your geometric painting

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    3 years ago

    That looks cute :) Good luck on your project!