Try this fun painting technique using string soaked in paint and pulling them across paper to create amazing colourful effects. Simple colourful fun that is ideal to please kids of many different ages.
This is a very effective and easy activity.
You will need
• Paint and paper
• Paper plates for paint
• A covered surface
Lay out a piece of paper and fold it in half, then open it back up so it is left open.
Arrange the string on one side of the paper. Then immersed the string in one of the paint colours.
Close the paper by folding it in half. With one hand on top of the paper pressing the paper together, pull the string out with the other hand.
Step 4. .
Repeat with another colour and a clean piece of string. When you have completed a range of colours leave to dry.
> Too many colours of paint seem to look messy. Try two or three bright colours.
> Cotton string works really well.
> Even an acrylic paints work well
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