jeudi 20 juillet 2017

Some Tea Bag Art Pointers

By Ruth Scott

A lot of people are not aware of the full range of materials that may be used in art but they are very diverse. Tea bag art is gaining quite a following due to a talented group of artists who are using this medium in their work. Read on to learn more about this very intriguing approach to drawing and painting.

Read on to learn more about how this type of work is created, whether you are an artist or a collector. Remember that safety should be the top priority, a point that applies no matter if you are buying or making artwork. This means that products and sellers must be carefully vetted to make sure they are reputable and safe. On a similar note, make sure that you undertake art projects at home in a safe way.

To help you with this subject there are many guide books around. These include guides on how to go about buying art and what to look for. They also have tips on protecting yourself as a customer. In addition there are many guide books on making art and how to do so in a safe way. You may find examples of these references in book sellers and in libraries.

Read on to a little bit more about how artists are utilizing this medium whether you are keen to buy new work or learn more about the process. In fact this is a very versatile material. It can create stunning effects with some time devoted to practice.

You might not be familiar with all the techniques used in watercolor, but teabags can be utilized in a similar way to this type of paint. It may be prepared as one would make a cup of tea. The only difference is that instead of using the tea to drink the artist uses it as paint.

In this method, it may be applied to watercolor paper or a ground that is similarly absorbent. The aim is to create lots of interesting tonal effects by gradating the shade. In fact you can get a great range of tones and shades using this technique.

Remember that in using organic materials like tea that the end result may not be as permanent as some other artist formulated pigments. Thus you should keep this in mind particularly if displaying the work in strong sun light. It is something to keep in mind if you are looking for a totally light fast picture.

For further tips on this topic you can find lots of blogs and sites on the internet that focus on how to use unconventional materials in making art. In addition there are many artists magazines which outline such projects. The time devoted to research is well worth the effort. This can be a great way to pick up tips such as how to get different shades of washes by using several strengths of tea. Remember that no matter what you are researching that it is crucial to fact check and ensure that sources are safe and dependable.

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