Magic Painting – Night Scene

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This is fun but needs some earlier preparation.

Take a white sheet (preferably a shiny one) and draw moon, stars and clouds using white crayon. You can be imaginative and draw anything.

Then make a watery color mixture ( as watery as possible) in a bowl. Dark colors work best. We chose black.

Then Lil P painted the paper with a big brush.. and squealed as soon as each star was revealed. The trick here is that crayons are oil based and so they resist water. Some more ideas can be found here . Have fun.

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  1. yeah, I’ve tried this with my nephew…when he was younger. Now I can’t drag him away from the computer!

  2. @Meira. Oh! I hope Lil P enjoys doing stuff with her mom even after she grows up! ya! wishful thinking. go on say it. 🙂

  3. @swaram : ya its the initial days when u r sooo in love with ur blog.. besides I use scheduled posting a lot. You actually need to thank Lil p 😉 she keeps me busy..

  4. I remember doing this with my mom when I was a kid. The end result is so cool. Lil P is so lucky, she is getting to do such fun workshops with her mom.