Art Tip Video: Smoothing Technique

Video art tip: teach your kids how to paint smoothly


If you teach painting to kids, you know that one of the most difficult things to do is to encourage kids to smooth their paint. You know what I mean. Some areas of the painting will have big blobs of paint whereas other areas are watery and pale. Although some kids argue that this is their artistic vision (you know who they are) most can really benefit from a technique that helps smooth the blogs and is fun to do.

Here’s what I do….


What about you? What are your favorite techniques to get children to paint smoothly? Or do you care? Share your ideas and thoughts! Click here for more interesting painting techniques.

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  • Amber

    That was helpful, thanks!

  • debkill@mac.com

    I am searching for short lessons for the end of the school year when the kids (well at my school) are “bonkers”.

    Any suggestions?

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