Painting Just for Fun

Painting for Fun

Painting is a great way to relax, rid yourself of stress, and have fun all at the same time. It doesn’t matter if you can’t draw a straight line and you feel absolutely hopeless. This little exercise is a great way to get you started. You can buy cheap acrylic paints and brushes from the pound shop, but try to use proper painting paper for this exercise. I bought some really cheap small books of acrylic, oil, and water painting paper from my local supermarket. This technique is known as ‘wet on wet’ because you drop wet paint on to wet paper and see how it spreads and changes. It’s ideal for the beginner and professional painters too. Good luck!

Wet on Wet Fairy 2




Why don’t you post your efforts on your blog page and give the link to it in the comments. I’d love to see what you come up with.




12 thoughts on “Painting Just for Fun”

    1. Just let your imagination take over. Weird monsters, monks, flowers, landscapes, seascapes, or just people, I’ve seen the all in these little exercises. I usually cut mine into 2.52 X 3.5″ unless I see something in a bigger dimension.


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