Texture is so expressive that it can easily attract either positive or negative attention from the viewer. It can add to a work of art or destroy it; depending on how it is applied and controlled by the artist. There are endless ways to achieve unique texture with so many techniques and materials available. In addition to this section you will also find links to other pages for even more information about creating texture. There is no way to do texture justice in only one section due to the wide range of mediums, surfaces, and endless techniques involved in its creation. This section is however a good place to start exploring the possibilities.
Impasto: Texture with paint Creating texture with a paintbrush Creating texture with a palette/painting knife
Creating Unique Texture & Color With Acrylic Mediums Creating texture with acrylic gels and pastes Adding color mediums to gels and pastes Adding inclusions to gels and pastes
Joint Compound & Spackling Creating texture and bas relief with lightweight joint compound and spackling Adding color mediums to joint compound and spackling Adding inclusions to joint compound and spackling
Creating Textured Skins
Paper As Texture
Texture Application Tools
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