Time Required :
About an hour
Beginner
Beginner
You're new to the skills necessary to complete this project, or maybe you've tried them just once or twice before.

catalina abstract sunset painting

Step 1
Lay the rough watercolor sheet on your working surface and brush water over the it with a large brush.until the sheet is damp. 
Step 2
Place some of each paint color on a paper plate (or palette paper) and use water to thin the colors. 
Step 3
Load a paintbrush with watered down paint and spread it across the paper horizontally. Start at the top with a very pale grey and slowly add a watered down Phthalo Blue at the bottom of the paper. 
Step 4
Add bolder accents of Phthalo Blue and Old Gold to represent a sunset, water and sky. Use image as a guide. 
Step 5
Once the artwork is dry, lay your open frame on top of your artwork and determine the area you like best. Mark the area to cut with a pencil. 
Step 6
Using a craft knife, cut the artwork to the size of the frame opening and then frame the artwork. 
Step 7
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    • Color: Grey
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  • 1010018302
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    Item # 10222312 
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    • Color: Phthalo Blue
    • Size: 4 oz
    • Color: Phthalo Blue
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    • Color: Phthalo Blue
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    • Color: Old Gold
    • Size: 4 oz
    • Color: Old Gold
    • Size: 4 oz
    • Color: Old Gold
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You’ll Also Need
  • Paper Plate (or Palette Paper)
  • X-ACTO® Knife
  • Bowl of Water
  • Pencil
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