MOSAIC MAGIC – Colour, Shape and Space

Students paint recycled bottle lids and use them to create a mosaic.

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MOSAIC MAGIC – Colour, Shape and Space

Supplies:

  • Crayola Washable Project Paint - 6 Count
  • Crayola Paintbrushes - 5 Count
  • Crayola Marker & Watercolour Paper - 22.9 cm x 30.5 cm (9" x 12")
  • Crayola Watercolour Paint - 24 Count
  • Crayola Washable No-Run School Glue
  • Crayola Construction Paper - 22.9 cm x 30.9 cm (9" x 12")
  • Canvas Board - 20.3 cm x 25.4 cm (8" x 10") - 1 per student
  • Pencils
  • Recycled Bottle Lids
 

Steps:

1
Step 1
  1. Make a few sketches of different ideas.
  2. Choose the one you like the best.
2
Step 2
  1. Paint the lids.
  2. Use a variety of colours that suit your design.
  3. Set the lids aside to dry.
3
Step 3
  1. Use watercolour paints to cover the canvas board with colours that go well with your mosaic design.
4
Step 4
  1. Use Crayola Washable Glue to attach the lids to the dry canvas.
  2. Make several layers of lids to add depth to the mosaic.
5
Step 5
  1. Glue the completed mosaic onto a piece of black construction paper.
  2. View your work with fresh eyes.
    - Why did you choose this design?
    - How is your work similar to someone else's?
    - How is it different?
    - What do you like best about your work? Why?