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Mixed Media & Jean-Michel Basquiat

In this lesson, you will be learning about mix media and collage painting. We will explore crafting with different media and subject matter to help you learn. Each of these techniques will help you to create a Jean-Michel Basquiat-inspired painting.

At a Glance:

Project #16265 Skill Level: Beginner

This project features these great brands:

  • Apple Barrel Logo
supplies

Plaid Supplies

Apple Barrel ® Art Lessons Paint and Brush Set 34 pc, - 13430

Number Needed: 1 $34.99
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Apple Barrel ® Colors - Lime Tree, 2 oz. - 21476

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Apple Barrel ® Colors - Cobalt Hue, 2 oz. - 20596

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Apple Barrel ® Colors - Petunia Purple, 2 oz. - 20226

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Apple Barrel ® Colors - Bright Yellow, 2 oz. - 20513

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Apple Barrel ® Colors - White, 2 oz. - 20503

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Apple Barrel ® Colors - Black, 2 oz. - 20504

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Folkart ® Brush Sets - Artist Variety Set, 10 pc. - 50536

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Mod Podge ® Matte, 4 oz. - CS11305

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Other Supplies

  • Illustration board - any size
  • Variety of tissue paper, paper napkins, magazines, construction paper, etc.
  • Scissors
  • Paper towels
  • Paint palette or plate
  • Container of water

instructions

  1. First, watch the video lesson below to get an idea of what you will be learning in this lesson.
  2. Then, print off the Getting Started Guide to familiarize yourself with the artist, supplies, and painting techniques.
  3. Next, download the Additional Resources and Practice Sheets for this lesson to practice the techniques you saw in the video lesson.
  4. Finally, watch the video lesson a second time and this time paint along with the teacher.

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resources

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Related FAQs

No, FolkArt® Shinys are not the same as Apple Barrel Gloss. FolkArt® Shinys were developed to have a higher gloss finish than Apple Barrel Gloss. Also, FolkArt® Shinys are color matched to the corresponding FolkArt® Acrylic Color and have the same high pigment load and intense color.
Yes, Apple Barrels paints can be mixed to create a new color value or hue. 
Yes, you can use both FolkArt paint on plaster. However, because plaster is very porous and sometimes dusty, you will need to first seal the piece with a clear acrylic matte spray sealer.
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