Painting Wet on Wet
Dampening the paper and working with a brush loaded with diluted paint (called painting “wet on wet”) encourages the colors to blend on their own; the moisture on the paper causes the paint to flow into any damp area. The paint will bleed and run down the page, producing lively, unpredictable patterns and soft edges.
LETTING THE PAINT FLOWApply different colors wet on wet and
watch the colors bleed and blend; you’ll
be surprised by the pleasing patterns
and new colors that result! This
technique is ideal for painting sunset
skies or groups of wildflowers.