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'This Life' with Peach Gelatos®

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Hi there, Mou here today wishing you a very happy new year! I have a tutorial for you using Gelatos® color Peach.

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The Peach Gelatos® is a really versatile color. It is great for creating skin tones and background washes. But pair it with other pastels and/or more intense colors and metallics and you can open up a whole new world of possibilities as I explored in the above piece.

To make a similar piece, you'll need the following:

Gelatos®colors: Peach, Aqua Dolce, Banana, Blood Orange, Passion Fruit, Lime, Metallic Mint

Textural Accents: Gesso, Chalkboard Paint, Stencils 10 ct 101 Collection

Others: Mixed Media paper, Paint brushes, Stamp

Let me walk you through my steps.

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Start by generously rubbing Peach Gelatos on the mixed media paper to create a base wash.

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Start adding layers of colors with other Gelatos colors. Blend them with water.

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Keep adding more Gelatos colors, blending some without water and some with water. Add more Peach to the mix.

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Tie the colors in with Chalkboard Paint and Gesso.

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Use  stencils to pencil in patterns. Color around the patterns.

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Free hand a butterfly or another motif with a paint brush and chalkboard paint to create a focal point for your piece. Make marks with Peach Gelatos.

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Stamp a few words.

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Here's a close up of my finished piece.

I hope you enjoyed today's tutorial and would try pairing your pastel Gelatos with other colors!

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stephanie

great project!

Mou


Thanks Stephanie! The

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