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Drive time

It’s really fun to create your very own driving track with a little bit of help from Resene.

Drive time - instruction sheet

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Resene kids art with Mark Rayner - Project 32

Difficulty level: Challenging

You will need: Large rectangular piece of 5mm MDF, Paintbrushes (including a fine bristle artist brush), Pencil, Resene Lumbersider tinted to the following colours: Resene Groovy and Resene Nero, Resene Quick Dry Waterborne Primer Undercoat, Resene Testpots in the following colours: Resene Alabaster, Resene Grass Stain and Resene Woodburn

Top tip: If you don’t have any MDF, a large piece of cardboard will do.

Here's another idea: Add another dimension to your driving track with a few houses built from plastic building bricks.

Children's art project
Drive time

Another idea- Another idea: Make houses

Step 1
Step one
Paint the piece of MDF with one coat of Resene Quick Dry waterborne primer undercoat. Allow to dry for two hours.
Step 2
Step two
Paint the piece of MDF with two coats of Resene Groovy, allowing two hours for each coat to dry.
Step 3
Step three
Use the pencil to draw a curving road around the board and paint in with two coats of Resene Nero – again, allow two hours for each coat to dry.
Step 4
Step four
Use an artist brush to fill in the centre road markings with Resene Alabaster, as shown. Leave to dry
Step 5
Step five
Paint tree trunks with Resene Woodburn, and once this is dry, paint in leafy treetops with Resene Grass Stain.
Step 6
Step six
Paint in sheep with Resene Alabaster, and once this is dry use the fine bristle brush to paint in eyes and mouths. Once it’s all dry, bring out your toy cars and get driving!

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