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Collaborate on a Painting

Two people, three colors, four layers—and a lot of fun!

Bright-colored collaborative painting

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Explore a relationship and expand your comfort zone with this cool collaborative exercise. Follow the simple, directed steps, trading the canvas with a lover, friend, or child—and enjoy the surprise that unfolds.What you need:Stretched canvas or canvas paperAcrylic paintPaintbrushesPaper palette or coated paper platePaint pens, black or white1. Choose a three-color palette with your partner. The first partner paints a few shapes with the first color; the second partner then adds shapes with the second color for balance. One of the partners fills in the remaining white space with the third color.2. Choose a companion color for each of the first three colors. Here, red is chosen for the maroon, hot pink for the coral, and sky blue for the gray-blue background. Add these companion colors around the edges of the large shapes to blend and soften them a bit. Both partners can work simultaneously, blending wet into wet paint, using quick, light strokes. Just play with the paint. Let dry.3. Use a black or white paint pen or a fine paintbrush to add quirky, personalized doodles to the painting. Work together fro …

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