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Harmonizing Hues

This easy art project is a perfect example of how simplicity is always the best design.

Wall Art This easy art project is a perfect example of how simplicity is always the best design.

Shopping List
  • Saman Glaze 1824-290 (extends the drying time of paint)
  • 5 to 7 sample cans of latex paint colours that work for your décor.
  • Colours shown are from the Beauti-Tone National Parks Colour Collection.
  • canvas or 1/2" to 3/4" hardboard cut to size
  • clear plastic glasses 6460-244
  • drop cloth 1643-210

Here's How
This project is suitable for all ages.
  • Paint the canvas/hardboard with the lightest of your chosen colours. Let dry.
  • In clear plastic glasses, pour a mixture of 1 part Glaze to 5 parts paint. Mix together. Repeat for each of your colours.
  • Lay your canvas/hardboard flat and randomly pour on your colours. Do not cover the entire surface. Leave some blank areas so your colours don't get muddy.
  • Now, the fun part! Pick up your canvas/hardboard keeping it horizontal. If your canvas is large you will need two people to do this.
  • Slightly move the canvas slowly in all directions to allow the paint to flow. Continue until the desired effect is achieved.
  • Lay flat to dry. Drying may take a few days as Glaze slows the drying time.
Note: Hardboard is heavy, so proper hanging is important. Prepare the back of the hardboard for hanging before beginning to paint.