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School Paints Colour Mixing Guide

Colour Mixing Guide:

Free PDF Paint Colour Mixing Guide download.
We have made a printable A4 size PDF of this Colour Mixing Guide [ Click Here ]

One of the most exciting things about kid’s paints is learning how to mix colours to make new colours.You can use the primary colours (red, blue, and yellow) plus black and white to get all of the colours of the rainbow.

Kid's love mixing colour to make new colours.

This colour mixing chart shows how the 3 primary colours can be mixed with each other to become secondary colours. How these secondary can become intermediate colours.   Download the PDF of the Colour Mixing Guide to have as a reference in the classroom.

You might also find these links helpful  Colours & the colour wheel explained  and Basic Primary Colour Combinations.  

The 3 Primary Colours are: 

Secondary Colours: If you mix one primary colour with another one you get what is known as the secondary colours.

Intermediate Colours: By mixing a secondary colour with a primary colour…
FAS Painting Dye:Water Colour Painting Technique with school dye

Here is a simple project for using FAS Painting Dye: Just like using school art watercolours. 1. Paint a sheet of paper with one solid colour (or try a blend of two colours). 2. Allow to dry. 3. Drip water with an eye dropper to create your design. 4. Use a paper towel to clean up. Tips: You can also paint designs by dipping a brush in cleans water. Lots of quick and easy colourful fun. FAS Painting Dye can be used to paint with and be applied like water colour paint. Just add water to make up super bright colours as you need them in only in seconds. Colours are super bright and very economical. There are countless ways to use this dye and this video is just one of them. FAS Paints Painting Dye:

Cardboard Prints with FAS Student Acrylic

Cardboard PrintsBy Sarah BastidaYou will needCardboardScissors and glueRoller and paintFAS Student AcrylicFAS Studio Ink

Cardboard shapes can be used to make a print base. Shapes are cut out of cardboard and then glued onto another piece of card to make a picture or design. The cardboard print base in this design has been built up with layers of cardboard.
When the glue has dried FAS Student Acrylic or FAS Studio Ink Ink is rolled onto the cardboard print base and then paper is pressed onto that to pick up the print.

Alternatively paper is placed on the clean print base. The roller is emptied of almost all paint by rolling on scrap paper then it is rolled firmly on to the paper to make the print. The print base will show through just like in a crayon rubbing.

By Sarah Bastida 

Make your own Paint by Numbers, Art Lesson for the Classroom

Simple paint by numbers for kids.

This is a fun way to do something completely different with paint in the classroom.

Be open to using new colour combinations in this fun exercise.   Sometimes it is fun to team up with another person, one person does the outline and the other does the painting.

Make A Colour Key:
Paint your colour key on a separate piece of paper numbering each colour as you go. Be open to the colour combinations.  Anything goes. 

Draw Your Outline:
Use a permanent black marker to draw an outline freehand with overlapping loops and lines. Try to keep your outline design simple with some large spaces and smaller spaces. It is easy to overcomplicate this by making too many areas to fill in later with paint.

Lightly with a pencil, number each enclosed section on your outline using the numbers you have on your colour key.   Some sections can be left blank, never be scared to have a little space in your artwork.

Time to get painting. Start on filling in the spaces with the colours…

How to Paint A Tote Canvas Shopping Bag with kids in the classroom

Paint A Tote Canvas Bag Set

How to paint simple design with FAStex Textile Ink.

Single-use plastic bags are now banned in New Zealand and Australian supermarkets.

A great creative classroom art painting idea is to paint your own personalised designs onto tote canvas bags. Express yourself.   

How to Fabric Paint a Tote Bag:
FAS have made this easy with the Paint a Bag Set:
This is a set of 10 x Large Heavy-Duty Cotton Bags that are ideal for painting.  Similar thickness to a paint of jeans.

More info >>

Here a video on how to paint simple idea onto a tote bag and a few ideas from what children have been creating. 

FAS Fastex fabric Ink Pillowcase Sunflower Painting

FAS Fastex fabric Ink Pillowcase Sunflower Painting
Painted by Rachel Woo - Shanghai
How to paint a colourful sunflower on a white pillow case.

I used FAS Fastex textile ink to paint this pillowcase, the paint is smooth, and the color is bright. Coverage, high degree of coloration.
I used a white pillowcase and in the middle of the pillowcase I put a thick cardboard to protect my painting area.
I used light yellow to compose the picture first and confirm the position of the picture. It can also be expressed with a light oil pastel.
With Fastex I added yellow to the red (recommended colour does not need to mix thoroughly) to express the end of the flower, use a pointed brush to sweep from bottom to top, the color of the stroke does not need to be cleaned, which will make the picture more colorful.
In the same way, the tip of the flower sweeps from top to bottom, showing the original color of the petals and the color of the light source.
The flower is expressed in dark pigments. It can be red a…

Auckland Artist Paint Amazing artworks with School Tempera Paint

James Edwards:

Auckland artist James Edwards  paints amazing artworks with a
FAS Super Tempera School.

Click here for more images and interview with James.

James Edwards

James Edwards Paints with Super Tempera:

Learn how to paint colourful flowers with FAS Student Acrylic Paint

Learn how to paint colourful flowers with FAS Student Acrylic Paint.
Get amazing professional artist results with this simple painting technique.
You will need a good quality acrylic art paint, a range of colours including white. Two to three clean flat brushes but remember to slightly dampen the brushes before you start to paint.
Painted by WOWart Learning - Singapore
FAS Student Acrylic Paint:
FAS Paints – New Zealand

Draw and Paint with a Sharpie Marker and FAS Painting Dye

You will need
•Waterproof Black Sharpie Markers (or any waterproof markers)
•FAS Painting Dyes and Fine Brushes.

Draw a picture using the black Sharpie markers. 

Using the markers enables the children to add lots of fine details to their drawings. 

The picture is then coloured with FAS Painting Dyes. 

It doesn’t matter if the dye runs together or the lines are gone over. This gives a nice watercolour effect and the black lines always stay visible. More details can be added after the dye has dried. The process can also be done in reverse with the dying done first.

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Painting Dye Wax Crayon Resist

FAS Painting Dye Wax Crayon Resist - school art class project.
Learn how easy it is to create amazing colourful artwork with FAS Painting Dye and a white wax crayon.  Simple yet so much fun.
To make up FAS Painting, just add water.
FAS - Fine Art Supplies Educational Paint Specialists for over 40 years 

Monoprinting with Kids Super Tempera Paint

Monoprinting: School Holidays are coming. Here is a great and simple colour project for the kids.

See how you MonoPrint with School Super Tempera Paint

This is quick, colourful and easy.  It is block printing at its simplest form using a Tempera Poster Paint with fingers and kids do love pushing paint around with their fingers.
So simple yet so much colouful fun. : Sketch Paper: Tempera Paint in simple bold colours: Paint pots or dishes.: Printing plate: (old plastic placemat, styrofoam board, any flat non-porous surface). We used a small sheet of plexiglas.  You can use a wipe-able bench top. : Roller or a wide paint brush.: Apron and a cover sheet, newspapers or paper towels.

Lets Get Started: Spread Tempera Paint evenly over your printing plate with a wide brush or use a roller.  Making sure that it is slightly smaller than your paper.  It is not important to make it straight edged in fact it adds to the final effect. Using fingers draw designs on the painted area.  The more simple and…