What if I don’t have a good paint brush?

Acrylic paint, For beginning Artist, Mixed media

Art on stretched canvas & I did not use a paint brush.  As I created this piece; I thought what if some one didn’t really have an assortment of brushes……..I enjoy finger painting and previous post I showed what small lines can be created with a toothpick. I would like to encourage beginning artists …that you don’t have to spend big dollars to express your creativity.

Upcycle is a way to take something free and change it into an eye catching piece.  The following items needed for this featured image:

I used a wedge spackle knife but a plastic spoon will do

Acrylic paint colors of your choice on 12 x 12″ stretched canvas

I chose the butterfly to be the background.  It always seems butterflies are the focal point.

Paint was applied with my hands ( finger painting) & cotton swabs a lot of people call Q tips

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No fear

Acrylic paint, Encouragement

 

I never thought I would be painting with a toothpick.  The above is camo- colors, greens. & brown’s.   For someone special.

 

The advantage of painting with toothpicks or qtips is you just toss. There is no brushes to rinse.  Instead of continuously washing your pallet you can use a yogurt lid

 

 

 

II Timothy. 1:7………For God hath not given us the Spirit of fear but of the power, and of love and understanding……