Hello!! Welcome to another weekend art challenge!
The images above are of the progress of a painting that I created using scrap paper, a sponge and a palette knife. Finishing off our water themed week – I thought it would be nice to create some waves on paper. The great thing about doing this, is that it’s fun, easy and any mess just creates great texture for your ocean picture.
Here are the steps I took:
Step 1: Create a basic background with dark colours. I used a sponge to make a textured blueish sky. A palette knife to create lines of dark blue for an ocean, and another clean sponge to create a sandy / rocky beach texture.
Step 2: I found some old tracing paper and cut out jagged wave shapes. I stuck these over my ocean and onto the beach to try to represent the white horses washing into the shore line.
Step 3: Once I had my background sorted I used a painting sponge to keep adding layers and splashes of colour. You will see that I left a patch of white in the sky to represent the sun and light filtering through clouds.
Have fun! See what happens!! Scrunched up paper tissue also makes great textures, as does water colour paint when painting on to a wet surface.
Let me know how you get on!