Black Glue Galaxy Painting

Black Glue Galaxy Painting

Turn a picture frame into galaxy art with DIY black glue and Crayola Watercolors. Have fun painting the galaxy & let the light shine through!



Supplies Needed: Crayola No-Run Washable School Glue, Crayola Acrylic Paint, Crayola Watercolours, Crayola Paint Brush, Crayola Glitter Glue, No. 2 Pencil, Squeeze Bottle, Measuring Spoon, Craft Stick, Cardstock, Picture Frame, Hot Glue Gun

WARNING: This project uses a hot glue gun. Adult assistance required.

  • 1.

    Pour glue into squeeze bottle.

  • 2.

    Using craft stick, mix 1 Tbsp black paint into glue.

  • 3.

    On a piece of cardstock, draw outer space scene with pencil.

  • 4.

    Remove pane from picture frame and place on top of cardstock.

  • 5.

    Trace outlines of sketch onto pane with glue mixture.

  • 6.

    Paint pane with watercolours.

  • 7.

    Add accents with glitter glue. Dry 3–4 hours.

  • 8.

    Ask an adult to attach pane into picture frame with hot glue gun. Do not place the backing into the frame.

  • 9.

    Display in front of a window or light to let your design shine!