String Painting Art with School Paints

String Painting Art with School Paints

LEVEL: Pre-school and Primary.

This is a fun and simple way for kids’ to make colourful pictures. Every painting is completely unique and there is very little involved in the setup.  Lots of fun…

There are two ways to do this see here for the other option.

String Painting Art with School Paints
You will need:
: Tempera Paint  & Paint brush
: String cut in about 30cm (12”) lengths.
: Shallow Plates or trays
: Paper
: Apron and a cover sheet or newspapers – plus paper towels.

Let’s get started:
Cover the table with newspaper.

Pour a little Tempera paint into the shallow trays. One colour only per tray.
Dip the string into the Tempera Paint, leaving one end unpainted to hold on to.  

Use your paint brush to push the string into the paint making sure it is well covered.
Use your paint brush to push the string into the paint making sure it is well covered.

Lift the string and place it on your paper. Use the brush if you need to you need help position it without the brush touching the paper.
Gently lift the string up and down, pull the string up, down and all around and then pull it off the paper.

Allow to dry.

TIPS:  
-  Cotton is better than plastic string.
-   See another way to string paint.
Share, enjoy & have fun.

Tony Parker
www.schoolpaints.com
www.FASpaints.com

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Another way to String paint

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