So are you ready to play with colors and watch your kids have an incredibly good time? Here are the things you’ll need:
● paint brush
● bond paper
● old toothbrush
● water basic
Easy leaf art
The first project we’ll do is the easier one among the three. It’s called leaf stamping. Choose a leaf from your garden with an interesting shape. Then paint its front part with a shade of your choice in the water color set.
After doing so, press it gently onto your bond paper. Hold it in place for at least 5 seconds. Lift it up and see how the leaf’s shape has been imprinted onto the paper. Create fun patterns if you want and use different shades for different leaves. Make sure you dip the paint brush very quickly in the water basin. This is to avoid blotting which might distort the leaf’s shape.
Airbrushed leaf art
For this project, you can still recycle the leaves you used earlier. Take out the one which has the most detailed shape and let it face flat onto the bond paper. Then take out your screen and hold it about 6 inches above the bond paper. Dip your toothbrush in the water basin and then gently sweep any shade.
Brush it against the screen and let the fine droplets form the shape of your leaf. You can shift from one shade to another until the bond paper is fully covered. Put down the screen and let the drops set. Remove the leaf slowly and see the artwork.
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