I don’t usually paint with Twinkling H2O’s, but painting a dragonfly for today’s Art 365-16 meant breaking out the sparkly.
To use Twinks means a little advance planning as they don’t wet up as quickly or as easily as regular watercolors. I doused them with a good spritzing of water before I started drawing and still had time to kill before they were usable. After painting with the Twinks, I’ve learned not to shut their storage box immediately. I didn’t let them dry out before storing the Twinks once and they grew mold. YIKES!! Luckily, it was easily wiped off the dried Twinks with alcohol. Although it is hard to photograph, I love the subtle shimmer and sparkle of Twinks! It’s well worth the little inconveniences to add that extra special touch to a painting.
Remember, faith works!