I have come to the conclusion that the majority of art crafts or projects that I choose for my children are really projects that I want to do. If you take a glance at my Pinterest board there are a variety projects on the “Ideas for the kids” board that I have fallen in love in with and can’t wait to try.
Do I think the kids will like them?
Do I really care?
Are we going to do them anyways?
Art under protest sometimes brings out the best results.
This, however, was not one of those times. My kids and I really enjoyed this one.
I found this tutorial being pinned like mad and I jumped on the pinning bandwagon.
It is easy, has minimal ingredients and can be very creative.
We had a lot of fun experimenting.
The above is mine trying different techniques.
Annie, the creator of this up-cycled brilliance, recommends using a cup underneath the design. Tightening the design across with a rubber band around the brim and dropping rubbing alcohol on it.
The affect is seen in the finished circles above.
I played around with the idea and some designs….
I ditched the cup and simply added drops of alcohol on each spot and waited
The tutorial gives you and step by step process including ingredients and photos.
This is a GREAT art project for both kids and adults alike.
Unique and it doesn’t take days to create. Individuality on a clock. My favorite kind of individuality, the fast kind.
Now don’t be surprised if your kids don’t create something astonishing… (Not that mine is either)
It’s going to look more like this:
Blobs of color.
Jackson Pollock had to start somewhere.