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Pretend To Be Fancy AF And Paint With Red Wine

Sip, sip, hooray!

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Why spend money on one of those "paint and sip" art classes, when you and your crew can have your own creative night in?!

All you need....wine!

Step 1: Pour the wine—a lot for you, a little for the brush.

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TIP: You can simmer wine to make the color even darker.

STEP 2: Let your in Picasso go crazy!

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Fun fact: The more you drink, the better you'll paint

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MATERIALS:

Dark red wine (like a shiraz or pinot noir)

Bowl or ice cube tray

Saucepan (optional)

Paint brushes

Watercolor paper

T-shirts or other fabric

INSTRUCTIONS:

1. Pour a splash of wine into a bowl or ice cube tray.

2. For additional colors, simmer wine in a saucepan until reduced. The longer you 3. simmer, the darker the color. Divide colors among the cups of the ice cube tray.

4. Using a paintbrush, make your design on watercolor paper, t-shirts or other fabric. Let dry. If using fabric, cover the painted area with a towel or a piece of scrap fabric and iron on the highest heat setting (holding over each section for about 30 seconds) to set the wine in the fabric.

TIP: To prevent the pages from curling, tape watercolor paper to your work surface before painting.

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