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Space age

This groovy space themed ringbinder would be great for science class.

Space age - instruction sheet

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Resene kids art with Mark Rayner - Project 05

Difficulty level: Challenging

You will need: Cardboard ringbinder , Paintbrush, Pencil, Resene Art Action Metallics, Resene Time Warp, Resene Multishield+ gloss (now Resene Concrete Clear), Resene Quick Dry Acrylic Primer Undercoat, Silver glitter, Testpot Resene Black, Testpot Resene Pearl Shimmer

Top tip: Draw around a Resene 500ml paint pot to get the right sized circle.

Here's another idea: Add a bit of sparkle to your other folders – here we used silver glitter in Resene Multishield+ gloss (now Resene Concrete Clear) over two coats of Resene Red Berry.

Paint a space age ring binder
Space age

Paint a glitter ring binder Another idea: Silver glitter

Step 1
Step one
Paint the ringbinder with one coat of Resene Quick Dry Acrylic Primer Undercoat and leave to dry.
Step 2
Step two
Paint the ringbinder with one coat of Resene Black. Let this dry, and then paint it with a second coat. Leave the ringbinder to dry.
Step 3
Step three
Paint a round planet on the front cover of the ringbinder using Resene Art Action Time Warp. Leave to dry.
Step 4
Step four
Paint a series of loose rings around the planet using Resene Pearl Shimmer – be sure to let some of the black background show through. Apply a thin layer of Resene Pearl Shimmer to the circle. Leave to dry.
Step 5
Step five
Mix a small pot of silver glitter with some Resene Multishield+ gloss (now Resene Concrete Clear) and use this to paint more starry rings around the circle. Leave to dry.
Step 6
Step six
Paint the cover of the ringbinder with one coat of Resene Multishield+ gloss (now Resene Concrete Clear) and leave to dry.

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