Winter Theme Tutorials. Unconventional Drawing Techniques

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We hope you'll enjoy these tutorials describing how to draw «Winter» using unconventional drawing techniques.

Winter Theme, Tutorials. Unconventional Drawing Techniques


Splashing


Cut out stencils from cardboard or thick paper; they may be any figures you like: animals, trees, houses etc. Then place them on a dark blue (or black) paper or cardboard sheet and splash the sheet with white paint using a toothbrush or a comb. Toothpaste slightly diluted with water can be used instead of paint.

Winter Theme Tutorials. Unconventional Drawing Techniques

Winter Theme Tutorials. Unconventional Drawing Techniques

Winter Theme Tutorials. Unconventional Drawing Techniques

Winter landscape can be drawn with splashing using multilayer stencils: some sequentially applied stencils and splashing.

Winter Theme Tutorials. Unconventional Drawing Techniques

Winter Theme Tutorials. Unconventional Drawing Techniques

Drawing with stencils and salt

Stencils make the drawing process easier for those who only learn drawing. Leaving the part of the picture under the stencil unpainted, you sprinkle the rest wet part of the picture with salt or apply strokes with a hard brush in different sides.

Winter Theme Tutorials. Unconventional Drawing Techniques

Salt can give the picture a fancy shape. To portray any landscape or a bright background one can use salt to give the picture a beautiful texture. Sprinkle the background with salt before the paint dries, then brush off the paint residues. And on their places unusual light spots remain.

Winter Theme Tutorials. Unconventional Drawing Techniques

Winter Theme Tutorials. Unconventional Drawing Techniques

Flour can be used for drawing too. Take 1/2 glass of water, add 1/2 glass of salt and the same amount of flour. Mix everything well and draw «winter».

Draw with toothpaste


Toothpaate for drawing is quite popular and can be used for painting on glass as it's easily washed off. So take a toothpaste tube and start decorating windows, mirrors, and other glass surfaces with winter landscape.

Winter Theme Tutorials. Unconventional Drawing Techniques

It's lovely to use toothpaste for painting snow. Besides, you can color it with acrylic paint or gouache to have a color image.

Winter Theme Tutorials. Unconventional Drawing Techniques

Finger Painting


Kids are fond of finger painting. They dip forefinger into thick gouache and draw snow on the tree brunches.

Winter Theme Tutorials. Unconventional Drawing Techniques

Draw with PVA Glue and Semolina


With a pencil draw a picture contour (if needed), then put some PVA glue on the needed parts of the picture, smear the glue with a brush. Sprinkle some semolina on the parts covered with glue. After drying the picture, shake off the cereal excess.

Winter Theme Tutorials. Unconventional Drawing Techniques

Winter Theme Tutorials. Unconventional Drawing Techniques

These pictures are drawn with PVA glue and salt.

Winter Theme Tutorials. Unconventional Drawing Techniques

Winter Theme Tutorials. Unconventional Drawing Techniques

Drawing with Cotton Swabs


Winter Theme Tutorials. Unconventional Drawing Techniques

Winter Theme Tutorials. Unconventional Drawing Techniques

Here are some more unconventional drawing techniques:

Monotype of objects


Bend a paper sheet in half. Inside on one of the halves draw something with paint. Then fold the sheet and smooth it with a hand to have a symmetrical print.

Winter Theme Tutorials. Unconventional Drawing Techniques

Winter Theme Tutorials. Unconventional Drawing Techniques

Blotography


Blotography (tube blowing), uncoventional drawing technique, is one more magically creative activities which Kids are fond of very much. To create a magic picture a big blot is needed on which you should blow, blow and blow till an intricate drawing appears. You can add some details: leaves, if there's atree in the picture; eyes, if a magical creature turns out.

Winter Theme Tutorials. Unconventional Drawing Techniques

Winter Theme Tutorials. Unconventional Drawing Techniques

Nitography


Nitography is a drawing technique with «a magical thread». Dip threads into paint so that they can impregnate with paint well. Then the threads are put on a paper sheet, their ends are 5- 10 cm go down the sheet. The threads are covered with another paper sheet which is hold with the hands. The threads are put in different directions. The upper sheet is taken away and the picture is ready.

Winter Theme Tutorials. Unconventional Drawing Techniques

Winter Theme Tutorials. Unconventional Drawing Techniques

Dear friends, good luck in drawing! Get fun and be happy!

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