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Crackle man

It's easy to create this funky portrait using Resene Crackle effect and a selection of fabulous Resene colours.

Crackle man - instruction sheet

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Resene kids art with Mark Rayner - Project 111

Difficulty level: Moderate

You will need: , Paintbrushes, Primed artists’ canvas board, Resene Crackle effect, Resene testpots of Resene Bright Red, Resene Manz, Resene Nero, Resene Trinidad and Resene Wham

Top tip: If you don’t have a canvas board simply use a piece of heavy cardboard and prime it first with one coat of Resene Quick Dry.

Here's another idea: This pink monster was painted with Resene Bombshell, Resene Get Reddy, and Resene Tutti Frutti over basecoats of Resene All Black and Resene Crackle effect.

Children's art project
Crackle man

Pink Monster Another idea: Make a pink monster

Step 2
Step one
Apply one coat of Resene Nero to the primed canvas board and allow two hours to dry.
Step 2
Step two
Apply one coat of Resene Crackle effect to the painted board and allow to dry
Step 3
Step three
Paint the head and neck of the man with Resene Manz, the teeth with Resene Trinidad and the eyes with Resene Wham, making sure you only apply one coat.
Step 4
Step four
Paint the background with one coat of Resene Bright Red. Allow your painting two hours to dry before hanging. That’s crackle-tastic!

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