Lots of Dots

An introduction into other tools for applying paint in addition to the familiar brush.

Level: Novice, Intermediate

Van Aken Product(s):
Jazz liquid tempera, Jr. Jazz 'truly washable', Jazz School, or Jazz Gloss



  • Jazz paint in assorted colors
  • white paper
  • yellow chalk
  • Q-tips
  • paint trays
  • water
  • newspaper


  • cover work area with newspaper
  • draw a picture or design on the paper
  • 'dot' color onto the picture until finished and let dry

Handy hints:
Pictures or designs with fewer details work best.