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Pop Art-inspired Painting with Watercolor Resist

Learn to use crayons or oil pastels with watercolors to create a unique “resist” painting featuring various color families.

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Images: Andy Warhol (American, 1928—1987), Marilyn, from the portfolio: Marilyn, 1967, screenprint in colors on paper, edition 109/250. Museum purchase. 1968.60.1 and 1968.60.5

Required materials

  • large watercolor (or thick) paper
  • pencil
  • ruler
  • still-life object to draw
  • crayons or oil pastels
  • watercolor paints
  • brush
  • paint palette (or wax paper)
  • water cup

Optional materials

  • colored pencils
  • markers

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