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Painting With Watercolors, Glue & Salt

Painting With Watercolors, Glue & Salt
Ever since our adventure with “secret message watercolor painting” the munchkin has been enamored with his watercolors. So this week we decided to mix things up a bit by painting with watercolors, clear Elmer’s glue and salt. Isn’t the final result neat? The idea for using glue and salt with watercolors came from Pinterest. I kept seeing pins with notes about sprinkling salt on wet watercolors or using glue to create designs on top of the paint. As you can see in the photo above, the munchkin was super into this activity. We used canvases for our paintings because I had some around, but watercolor paper would work equally well. After setting everything up the process was simple and fun! So, kinda like cloud watching, the munchkin was all about seeing shapes in the blobs of glue. After adding the glue the final step was sprinkling salt around on the painting. I put the finished paintings on the counter to dry, which took a few hours. Frequently Asked Questions I have no idea! Yes. Ari Related:  loisirs creatifs blogs etc.....2

Collage Ideas and How to Make A Collage 1: If this is your first time I would use a page of card stock the same size as a piece of copy paper. Later on when you are confident you can upsize to canvas’s or whatever you like. 2: Decide what colours you want to use for a start. I usually chose 3-4 colours as the main features. 3: Gather all your materials together and wear some old clothes. 4: The sorts of materials you need are PVA white glue, water it down 1 part glue to 1/8th Part water. 5: Start by ripping the pictures out and instead of cutting them rip them all the way around so they have lovely uneven edges. 6: I start by coating my surface with acrylic paints or Lumiere Halo paints. 7: Start ripping out small pieces of decorated papers and gluing them on the card with the pva glue. 8: Glue on your pictures and cover them with glue also. 9: Add in little pieces of fabric. 10: Now start gluing down another layer over the top. 12: Add more layers building up till you are happy with it. 14: Let everything dry.

Batik On Paper + Salt Watercolors One of my recent finds on the web were batik pillowcases created with blue school gel and fabric paint. I still can't wait to try those, but while waiting for fabric paint to appear in mailbox, I thought Claire and I could try the same technique on watercolor paper. I thought the blue school gel would pull off just like rubber cement, a stinky chemical I don't like to use around kids. Well...it didn't work quite as expected. The Elmer's Blue School gel that pulls effortlessly off fabric just tears paper. 20K+ The glue reacted with the paint in such a unique way - the photo doesn't really capture how raised it is. The white starbursts seen throughout the painting are pockets of salt on the liquid watercolors. Speaking of liquid watercolors, check these out. Here are the exact products I've used. Here is EXACTLY how we did this: Grab some Elmer's Blue School Gel and "draw" all over a piece of water color paper with it. Happy Crafting!

Saga 3 : matériel de base pour le tissage au carton. Jeudi 6 juillet 2006 4 06 /07 /Juil /2006 13:10 L'intérêt du tissage au carton c'est qu'il nécessite très peu de matériel mais voici quand même les quelques bases à connaître : Le tissage au carton ne nécessite pas vraiment de métier aussi élaboré que le tissage traditionnel. Il faut deux points sur lesquels attacher les fils à tendre. Pour se faire plusieurs solution : jusqu'en 1985 il existait des métier à tisser pour tissage en carton, mais c'est aujourd'hui passé de mode. on peut encore se trouver dans des brocantes et sur des sites de ventes aux enchères. Si vous voulez faire plus simple une solution consiste à utiliser deux chevilles de bois maintenues sur une table par des serre-joints. Pour trouver un métier pour tissage au carton sur internet : chez Dundas Loom company. Ensuite il faut fabriquer les cartons sur ce modèle (ou quelque chose d'approchant). Il est important que les bords soient arrondis pour éviter qu'ils accrochent le fil et pour qu'ils tournent plus facilement.

How To Do Flower Pounding Did you know that you can transfer the color from flowers and even leaves onto fabric by beating them with a hammer? The kids especially will enjoy this creative activity as long as they have plenty of parental supervision!Age Guideline: 5 Years and Up Time Required: 30 minutes (Does not include drying time) The above age and time guidelines are estimates. Materials Needed: Variety of Fresh Flowers and Leaves White, cotton fabric (muslin works well) Wax Paper Masking Tape Hammer Instructions: It is best to work on a hard surface, like a sidewalk or cement floor. Carefully lay the fabric over the flowers and/or leaves. You can use the fabric to make pillows, frame it to make pictures, make several to use in a quilt, or even applique it onto a shirt or other fabric item. I hope you enjoy this craft project.

Une rentrée en MaBricole... - un rien, une idée, une bricole, Ma bricole ! Cette année je vous ai préparé une petite série exclusive d'accessoires spécials rentrée scolaire pour vos bambins! Je vous présente les cinq ensembles "Ma trousse et mon cahier de texte" pour la rentrée 2014! Des poches plastifiées en couverture de chaque cahier de texte pour y glisser toutes les images ou mots doux qui vous chantent... A retrouver dans les points de ventes MaBricole ! boutique en ligne le bolokal de Rouen boutique bambins A bientôt pour la version adulte!

DIY Custom Paper With Rice Paste Paste paper is easy and fun to do. With colored rice glues, you can create original patterns and decorative effects on paper, which can then be used for scrapbooking, framing, decoupage, cardboard crafts, gift wrap, and so on. Use plastic bottle caps for paint cups. Half-fill the caps with rice glue, add a dash of acrylic paint or gouache and mix well. The weight of your paper should be at least 125 gsm. For the second coat, choose matching, complementary or monochromatic color schemes. To preserve the colors, apply a final coat of plain rice glue. Use rice glue when actually gluing your new paper for craft purposes.

•> perles papier Antique Paper Recipe This project is great for aging school projects, invitations or other paper craft projects. Learn to create that antique look! What you need Tea bags Coffee Sponge brush Instructions Make a cup of tea with a tea bag and let the bag sit in the tea for five to ten minutes. Let it cool down and remove the bag. Gently squeeze the tea bag to get rid of any excess water. Alternatively make a cup of strong instant coffee and let it cool down. Depending on how strong your coffee is will depend on how deep of a stain you achieve.

Décoration Pen - masking tape Les Decoration Pen sont des stylos à décalcomanies de style kawaii :) Ce fameux style trop mignon qui nous vient du Japon. Grâce aux Decoration Pen vous allez pouvoir décorer vos cahiers, cartes de voeux, calendriers, carnets de voyages, ... Enfin des décalcomanies faciles à déposer. Pour décorer, tenir l'applicateur avec la poignée vers le haut et tirer légèrement. Pour les gauchers : Tenir l'applicateur avec la poignée vers le bas et pousser légèrement pour décorer. Les Decoration Pen existent avec de nombreux motifs : ) - Coeurs - Chiens - Chats - Oursons - Voitures - ect. How to “Tie-Dye” Paper | DIY Maven “Tie-dying” paper is a fun and easy project. And, chances are, you already have everything on hand you need to do it. The Props Food coloringFoaming shaving creamCookie sheet, or any large shallow panSomething to stir withPaper (For this project, I used plain laser printer paper)Paper towels The Procedure Squirt the bottom of the pan with shaving cream as shown. Spread the foam around evenly. Drip several drops of food coloring into the foamy mess, like so. Stir food coloring through cream, making far out swirls. Place your piece of paper into your colored foam. Lift out, or rather, peel off paper from foam. Now, using a paper towel, dab the paper. Finally, wipe off the remaining residue with a paper towel. Original post can be found at Curbly. Like this: Like Loading...

Méthode des animaux 3D en perles - La bobine à idées : loisirs créatifs, cuisine, économies... Voici la méthode pour réaliser des animaux en 3D. Vous trouverez sur le site près d'une cinquantaine de patrons pour fabriquer différents animaux dans cette rubrique. Cette méthode peut être également appelée la méthode des fils croisés doubles mais plus rarement. Cette méthode peut s'utiliser avec du fil de nylon ou fil de pêche mais je préconise d'utiliser du fil de laiton pour aider à donner les formes des corps et membres si besoin ! On va prendre un exemple pour que les explications vous paraissent plus claires. Après (étape3) vous croisez les fils dans les 4 perles jaunes. A la fin vous obtiendrez une double épaisseur de perles. 1 : rang du dessus 2 : rang du dessous ------------------------- 1 : rang du dessus 2 : rang du dessous Les flèches ou pointillés servent à rajouter les fils pour les pattes, les oreilles, la queue ou autre élément possible .... Pour les pattes par exemple, toujours procéder comme suit :

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