Paint and Sip: The Cup Layering Method

Being cooped up in homes during COVID-19 can cause stress and anxiety. Finding ways to express oneself when there is chaos is difficult. In this video, APN staff members Haley Passino and Brooke Desautels show how to make paintings using a cup layering method.

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APN staff members Haley Passino and Brooke Desautels video on how to use a cup layering method.
Three layers of yellow, pink and purple on top of each other. Photo by Brooke Desautels.
Three layers of yellow, pink and purple on top of each other. Photo by Brooke Desautels.
One of the finished paintings. Photo by Brooke Desautels.
One of the finished paintings. Photo by Brooke Desautels.
A cup layer painting in progress. Photo by Brooke Desautels.
A cup layer painting in progress. Photo by Brooke Desautels.
The other finished painting. Photo by Haley Passino.

This process is simple and takes only 3-4 bottles of paint. Beginner to veterans painters can learn this method. Within a few hours, the paint dries and out comes a masterpiece.

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