Black Glue Galaxy Painting

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

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Supplies:

  • Crayola No-Run School Glue
  • Pencil
  • Crayola Paint Brush
  • Squeeze Bottle
  • Craft Stick
  • Picture Frame
  • Crayola Acrylic Paint
  • Crayola Watercolours
  • Crayola Glitter Glue
  • Measuring Spoons
  • Cardstock
  • Hot Glue Gun

CIY Staff Tips:

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

Steps:

1
Step 1

Pour glue into squeeze bottle.

2
Step 2

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

3
Step 3

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

4
Step 4

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

5
Step 5

Trace outlines of sketch onto pane with glue mixture.

6
Step 6

Paint pane with watercolours.

7
Step 7

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

8
Step 8

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

9
Step 9

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

  • Occasion:

    • Summer,

    • Rainy Day Crafts,

    • Animals

  • Age:

    • 6+,

    • 8+,

    • Tween+


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