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Dipped-Hemp Metallic Painting - Project #119

Time: 1 Class Period
Difficulty: Moderate
Cleanup: Soap & Water

Hemp Cord
Sargent Art Liquid Metal Acrylic Paints
Canvas Panels
Black Acrylic Paint
Paint Brush
Gloves (Optional)
Print Page

Use hemp and metallic paints to create a painting!


  • Step 1
    Paint your canvas panel with black acrylic.
  • Step 2
    Cut a short length of hemp, dip it in one of the Sargent Art Liquid Metal Paints and drag across the canvas panel at varying angles. Repeat with several more colors until desired design is complete.
  • Step 3
    Cut approximately 20" lengths of hemp, you will need a cord for each of the colors used previously. Dip the entire cord into the paint. You could use gloves for step 3 and 4 if you wish.
  • Step 4
    Place the hemp onto canvas panel in desired pattern. Repeat for each color.
    Step 5
    Allow paint to dry.

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