Fun Painting with FAS Fastex Fabric Painting Ink.
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Learn how to paint your own mask with FAS Fastex Textile Ink.
Make a paint by numbers picture in the classroom. Push your creativity to new level by having an open mind to new colour combinations in this simple activity.
In the classroom you can team up with another person, one person does the outline and then swap and then the other does the painting. Better still try a portrait of each other.
This is a simple way to create something completely different with paint in the classroom.
You Will Need:
Make Up A Colour Number Chart:
To begin, create a colour key chart of some colours on a separate piece of paper. Be completely open to the colour combinations. Number each colour as you go.
Draw Your Outline:
Use a permanent black marker to draw an outline freehand with overlapping loops and lines. Try to keep this as simple as you can with large spaces. It is so easy to overdo this part.
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 on the colour key. If you have teamed up with another person, it is at the stage you exchange artworks to paint.
Once dry you can add your artwork with markers or crayons to spice it up.
FAS Paint a Bag Set with Fastex Textile Ink
There has never been a better time to get creative and paint tote bags in the classroom.
Now that single-use plastic bags no longer in New Zealand and Australian supermarkets.
Getting Plain Bags:
You will need some plain cotton bags. Most of the ones you can get your hands on are too thin, almost like some of them are made from thin cotton bed sheets.
FAS Paint A Bag:
FAS have a Paint Cotton Bag Set of 10 that is made on 10oz cotton and prewashed. This is close to the thickness of a pair of jeans. This Paint A Bag set is ideal for the classroom and these bags will take heavy use and plenty of paint. They are made to last.
What paint do I use when painting fabric tote bags?
Do not use acrylic paints, this type of paint will sit on top of a surface and are prone to cracking or flaking off. Acrylic paints are not really design for flexible moving surfaces.
Use a Textile Ink like FAS Fastex. Fabric Ink is ideal for this type of work. Colours are bright, permanent, non-toxic and can be layer over and over without adding to the overall thickness. When heatset or fixed by ironing the bags the fabric and textile ink are fused together. Making the bags dry-cleanable, completely non-fading and permanently washable.
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See How to Heat Fix Fastex >>.
What to Paint on the Bags:
The ideas are only limited buy your imagination. Here are some videos and photos of what can be creativity painting onto these tote canvas bags.
Here is a few ideas on how to paint a Tote Canvas Bag
Artist Paints Amazing Artworks with a School Tempera
Local Auckland artist James Edwards
paints amazing artworks with a
FAS Super Tempera School Paint.
Click Here for more image and an interview with James Edwards
Sharpie 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 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.
How to Paint a Tree using a dishwashing brush and FAS Super Tempera School Paint.
Kids Art Lesson:
This painting looks so complicated and detailed but it’s not. It’s so easy to create the detailed leaves with a simple plastic dishwashing brush and to help with the tree; we have a free Tree Outline Template with our printable PDF of this lesson plan.
To print off the Tree Template: Click Here
You will Need:
Paint: Thick quality good quality Green paint. Super Tempera or Student Acrylic are both ideal for this.
Old plastic dishwashing brush
Spare sheets of paper for testing.
Shallow paint trays or old plastic container lids.
Black marker for details.
Let’s Get Started:
Print off the Template of the tree trunk. (see above)
Colour the trunk in with a crayon or marker.
Pour a little paint on to your paint tray or plastic container lids. You will only need a little amount. If you are painting autumn colours use yellow, orange and deep yellow. Otherwise use green and leaf green for the tree leaves.
Use a pressing stamping action with the brush to get the leaves effect on the branches of the tree. Try testing on a spare sheet of paper until you are happy with the consistency of the paint.
Once dried you can use a black marker for highlights
Tip: Less stamping of the paint looks better.
Mixing two or more green leaf colours looks great.
An acrylic paint works well
Cheaper brands of paint may be too thin for this artwork.
Painting Bugs with Paper Folding Art.
Learn how to paint colourful bugs, beetles, ladybirds and grasshoppers. This example shows how easy it is to create and paint bugs of all sorts of shapes and sizes with Super Tempera school paint.
There is a lot you can do with paint that you just can't do with markers, pencils or crayons.
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There are some things you just can't do with pencils, markers and crayons.
Mirror Butterfly Painting
It is like looking in the mirror, whatever you paint on the left side of the paper is reflected on the right side. Try making butterflies using dark colours with bright highlights and finish them off with a felt pen for the details.
There is a lot you can do with colourful paints that you simply just cannot do with crayons, markers and pencils.
Download the PDF printable worksheet:
YOU WILL NEED:
Black marker for details.
Lets get started:
1. Prepare your work area. Lay out newspapers or a cover sheet.
2. Fold the paper in half to make a light crease before you begin. Open it out. You may find some very young children will need to have the paper folded for them.
3. All the painting is done on one side of the folded paper. Try to get some colour along the central fold line. Use bright colours in a random ‘surprise’ effect.
4. Re-fold the paper. Rub the paper with the palm of your hand trying to work the paint from the centre to the outer edge.
5. Allow to dry. Thick painting may take longer than normal artworks.
6. Add the final extras. Eyes, feet, legs, dots or a nose with felt pens or crayons.
Try not to apply too much paint that will squeeze out of the folded paper.
But just enough so it will transfer when pressed together.
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