Oh, I know this is a basic art technique, but how can I call this a kids’ art and design blog without including a wax resist project for little kids? It’s such a magical moment when they first brush the watercolor across the page that they have drawn on with crayons.
Beckett did two paintings: one beautiful, soft pastel version that expressed his calm, serene mood…..
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And then one that highlighted his dark, rebellious side.
And then this happened.
Then it just all went downhill, and art-making was over for the day.
Make sure you use nice, fat brushes to cover a lot of space at a time on the paper, and use heavy watercolor paper for this project. Thin paper will just buckle into a mess.