Watercolor Salt Paintings

From CRAYOLA

 

Make eggs-traordinary paintings, while you learn how to do salt painting with a colorful Easter egg theme.

YOU’LL NEED

CRAYOLA Acrylic Paint

CRAYOLA No. 2 Pencil

CRAYOLA Watercolors

Cardboard

Salt

Disposable Cup

CRAYOLA Paint Brush

CRAYOLA No-Run School Glue

CRAYOLA Color Glue

Aluminum Tray

Small Bowl

Water

 

DIRECTIONS

1.Cover piece of cardboard with white paint. Dry 1–2 hours. Add second coat. Dry 1–2 hours.

2.Draw Easter egg with designs using pencil.

3.Trace pencil sketch with school glue.

4.While glue is wet, place cardboard in aluminum pan and sprinkle with salt.

5.Lightly shake excess salt back into pan. Set aside.

6.Lightly dab watercolors onto salt and glue, letting paint spread. Dry 1–2 hours.

7.Repeat steps 1–6 replacing school glue with color glue for egg-citing color blending effects!

 

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