Thursday, March 11, 2010

Fun Shamrock Art

I thought I would show MD some cool kid friendly art "techniques" now that he's really liking this art thing.  So I thought of using a pointalism type style to paint a St. Patrick's Day Shamrock with three different shades of green.  I showed him how to dip the eraser tip of a pencil into the paint and make dots on the paper.  He did it for a little bit.  Then he decided he wanted to dip the cabinet handle that he had been playing with earlier into the paint and use that instead.  So I let him, same technique just a different tool.  But shortly after he got paint on his finger and wanted it cleaned.  I told him it was only a little paint and he could wipe it on the paper if he wanted.  Well that did it.  From then on this project became Finger Paint!  He loved spreading the paint around with his fingers.  I guess his sensory issues with gooey things is history now.  Finger Paints here we come! ♣

After the paint dried I cut out the shamrock shape since he painted all over the paper.  Not that I ever expect him to stay inside the lines☻


  1. I love this! I’m starting a new MckLinky party TOT TUESDAYS next week. I’d love it if you’d stop by & share your ideas. Here’s the information & my new buttons: Cheers, Jenn

  2. I love that you are introducing new tools for painting!

  3. Deborah, Yes I can't way to try other things too, it makes it more interesting and fun.

    Jenn, Thanks I will look the information up and check it out.