Project 22

Watercolour Blot Doodles

Step 1.

Follow Mika’s instructions to make your own water colour blot doodles.

For this project, you’ll need:
– Water colour paper
– Water colour paint (or try using watered down acrylics, or coffee/tea!)
– Paint Brush
– Water
– Fine tip pen
Members of the Nina Collective, contact the studio if you need more supplies to complete this project!

Step 2.

Show us! Send your photos to janice@thenina.ca, and share them on social media using #NinaArtChallenge. We’ll share your artwork with the world in our digital art gallery!

Some tips for photographing your work:
– Make sure your artwork is well lit. Natural light (from a window or outside) works best!
– Try your best to take the photo straight-on to avoid weird angles. Hanging your art on a wall to take the photo works great, or you can lay your piece flat and shoot from above (but watch out for shadows!)

Mika Haykowsky

This week’s challenge comes from Mika Haykowsky, a multimedia artist and musician based in Edmonton with a BFA from the University of Alberta. She is one of six artists participating in the 2020 RBC Emerging Artists Project at the Nina Haggerty Centre for the Arts.

Visit her website and follow her on Instagram @kahousemi 

The Nina has suspended our programs until the COVID-19 situation has stabilized, but we’re challenging all of our artists to keep making art at home with the #NinaArtChallenge!

Because we know our artists aren’t the only people stuck at home unexpectedly right now, we’d like to invite all of our friends and followers to participate in these art challenges as well. You can sign up now to receive the #NinaArtChallenge prompts by email and create along with us.

Sign up for the #NinaArtChallenge

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