Repeat the process once or twice to create an even more exciting design. Pleat Tissue Paper Cut a large sheet of tissue paper into quarters or smaller pieces. Same concept, crumple, water, lift, repeat.
I cut the bird shapes as well as the branch shapes from the tissue paper. The first step is to tear the colored tissue into smallish pieces and arrange them on the heavy paper.
I have sewn blank papers copy paper folded in half together for the middle section of the book. This is where art takes over.
Paint Edges Enlarge The technique is easy, but it can get messy. I chose yellow as the background for bird on the lower branch. The tissue paper will become fragile and easy to tear when wet. It is especially useful in gift wrapping and craft decoration. As you can see above, the orange was blending in with the still wet yellow beneath it.
The dye in some colored paper may run when wet, but this can be considered part of the design. Simply lift and move the bleeding tissue paper to different areas of the canvas, crumple it up and pounce like a sponge, adding water as needed, lifting and checking the color, and repeating wherever necessary.
Tissue paper white or colored Paint watercolor, poster or acrylic Paintbrush Optional: Once I had the background the way that I wanted it, I cut out my bird patterns and placed them onto the canvas to figure out exactly where they would go. The pleating, painting, and drying steps can be repeated to make more complex designs like checks or chevrons.
Repeat for the opposite edge. However, the stains do wash off with soap and water. But it will wash off with soap. Scissors Instructions This project requires art tissue found in craft stores instead of the regular gift wrapping tissue.
It shows several different ways to use bleeding tissue paper. How will you use your painted tissue paper? Before I do any more on the books I need to make some graduation announcements and senior recital invitations for M.
All you need is some heavy paper that can take getting wet, tissue paper that will bleed spectra tissue works really welland a spray bottle of water. The wet tissue paper may stick to the newspaper. You can fold the paper in half or quarters before making the accordion pleat.
This will create a more diluted result. Moving the paintbrush across the surface will encourage more of the color to release from the tissue paper. Other Images Click on an image to open it in a new window Contributor FISKARS You can read creative and compelling articles by industry experts and get great new project ideas in the areas of home decorating, kids crafts, party invitations, scrapbooking, sewing, quilting, and more!
I even added a third bird to my original design, and as you can see you just cut a shape from the tissue paper and use water and a paintbrush to add it to the canvas. With punches you will need to feed multiple sheets of tissue paper through the punch at the same time.If you hate a lot of prep work, painting under and over crinkled tissue paper is for you.
DIY Network shows you how you to get started. Surface Design Technique: How to create beautiful patterns with tissue paper and paint. Use the decorated tissue paper in a variety of crafts and projects.
This lesson involves the application of many layers of tissue paper to create a painted image - a tissue paper landscape. Looking for a fun new arts and crafts project for your home or classroom? This canvas painting project using tissue paper is perfect for kids!4/4. How to paint a Tissue Paper Faux Finish to texture to a ceiling, feature wall or any wall.
This is one of my favorite timeless faux finishes. Here's a remarkably simple watercolor technique, taught with step-by-step pics.
Use tissue paper to create abstract textures in your watercolor paintings.Download