This handout illustrates several acrylic painting techniques, and introduces students to the idea of applying paint using a range of tools and materials in addition to a brush (resources for Art teachers created by Amiria Robinson – www.studentartguide.com)
Mola Art from Panama. Mola art has its origin in body painting. Only after colonization by the Spanish and contact with missionaries did the Kuna start to transfer their traditional geometric designs on fabric, first by painting directly on the fabric and later by using the technique of reverse application. It is not known for certain when this technique was first used.