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Egg-cellent greetings!

Create a cool Easter card with a little bit of help from some Resene Art Action paints.

Resene kids art with Mark Rayner - Project 55

Difficulty level: Moderate

You will need:

  • Large piece of cardboard folded in half
  • Medium and small artists’ brushes
  • Resene Art Action Student Acrylic in the following colours: Resene Cool Blue and Resene White.
  • Resene Art Action Art and Poster in the following colours: Resene Black, Resene Light Green and Resene Warm Red
Make an easter card
Egg-cellent greetings!
Make an easter card
Easter bunny card
(another idea)

Top tip: To fold the card in half neatly, simply score a straight line down the centre of the cardboard using the edge of a pair of scissors - you might need a grown up to help with this.

Here's another idea: Paint an Easter Bunny card using Resene Art Action paints in Resene Cool Blue, Resene Magenta and Resene White

Learn how to make this Easter card...

Step 1
Step one
Paint in the sky using Resene Cool Blue, mixed with some Resene White, as shown, and allow to dry
Step 2
Step two
Paint in the grass with Resene Light Green and allow to dry.
Step 3
Step three
Paint a large egg shape in the centre of the card with Resene White, and while this is drying paint in the words ‘Happy Easter’ around the egg shape with Resene Cool Blue. Allow to dry.
Step 4
Step four
Paint a large ribbon and bow around the middle of the egg shape using Resene Warm Red and, once this is dry, paint in the outlines with Resene Black. Allow to dry completely before writing a special message inside and sending to your best friend.

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