Salted Painting

Salted Painting

 

Painting a picture always involved the use of basic art materials according to me. It was in the first year of college that i realized anything works in art. For instance who knew that salt could be used to paint. Yup ! (another techniques i learnt from Ranjit sir). Painting this picture involved sprinkling a generous amount of salt over the watercolours. Once the salt absorbs water in its area and dries, it can be shaken off. It left the painting with a wonderful snowy texture that seemed very natural. Its amazing what can be done with such a simple technique.

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3 thoughts on “Salted Painting

  1. K.Venkatesh says:

    I never knew salt can be used for paintings. Thanks for providing the information and those 2 little birds looks cute.

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