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    Painting without brushes

    I'm bored out of my mind and have this assignment I gotta do for my 9th grade design class. I don't know how it's design, but whatever. I need to do a painting using acrylics, without using a paintbrush. Anybody got any ideas on what to use? It's supposed to be an abstract piece.
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    Hands? Sponge?

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    Hands, sponge, spatula, those shaving brush things maybe, pieces of wadded up paper, random junk you find, pencil erasers, cloth, FACE! Just pick up some random stuff and start messing with it. The assignment is obviously designed to output some weird stuff, so humor your teacher.

    Es fließt durch meine Venen, Es schläft in meinen Tränen
    Es läuft mir aus den Ohren, Herz und Nieren sind Motoren


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    Yeah, I'd go with that too, but you could try other stuff. Fingers would be the most fun.

    Es fließt durch meine Venen, Es schläft in meinen Tränen
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    Rip off one of those earphone pads, wind it around a pencil, and let er rip.

    Es fließt durch meine Venen, Es schläft in meinen Tränen
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    Get a palet knife. It's what artists use when not using brushes...but make sure you have A LOT of paint!
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    I don't think that ought to be a problem with acrylic. All the acrylics I have worked with were pretty solid unless you diluted them, so you could just work with it in its drier form. That could give your work some interesting texture.

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    Use your hair! Just dip your head in a bucket and rub it all over a canvas. That would be really cool with people who have long hair, or someone who has spikey hair!

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    id go for fingers and palette knives.
    knives give you quite a lot of handling possibilities and your fingers make nod bad edge control.

    may be messy... but fun

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    use your penis and i guarantee youll get 10/10 for being all postmodern and dada and shit. Enjoy it

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    I've got a better idea. You sit your ass in a bunch of paint. Sit on a canvas and fart.

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    Originally posted by AnarchyAo2
    I've got a better idea. You sit your ass in a bunch of paint. Sit on a canvas and fart.
    ahahah jeez you nearly made me spill my drink man... haha I'm dyin over here :beer:

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    i promise to my girlfriend to not laugh at stupid jokes... but i can't resist...
    I'm a manky artist, don't mess with me

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    cool assignment

    use some body smaller than you.

    seriously , it sounds like a cool asignment. take the oportunit y to experiment and remember to share with us what ever you find,

    gl

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    Pallette knives can get some kickass rock textures. Saptulas etc. sound good too. If you really wanna go back to kindergarten use your giners!

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