Caleb has been feeling down lately and taking a lot of my attention. Christopher needed some fun Mommy-time. We decided to paint.
First- the paint smock:
Then, we were ready for some real art.
I learned this fun painting technique in my Elementary Ed. Art methods class in college. It’s fun. And easy.
Step 1. Fold paper in half. (After you prepared the newspaper backdrop of course.)
Step 2. Drip paint onto paper. I let Christopher squeeze it—he poured a lot, but no biggie!
Step 3. Fold on top and squish.
Step 4. Unfold.
I suppose tempera paint is best for this. I just used craft paint, because that’s what I had.
Here’s my version: