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Sunny side up

Create your own mosaic masterpiece with this fun project using Resene testpots.

Sunny side up - instruction sheet

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Resene kids art with Mark Rayner - Project 84

Difficulty level: Challenging

You will need: Paintbrushes (including a small artists’ brush), Pencil, Piece of heavy cardboard, Plate, Resene Art Action Quick Dry, Resene Testpots in the following colours: Resene Alabaster, Resene Clowning Around, Resene Fizz, Resene Frenzee, Resene Get Reddy, Resene Snap and Resene Splish Splash

Top tip: Make sure you leave a small gap between each of blob of paint – this helps to create the mosaic effect.

Here's another idea: This cool boat mosaic was made using Resene Alabaster, Resene Anakiwa, Resene Balloon, Resene Curious Blue, Resene Havoc, Resene Primetime, Resene Raven and Resene Yellow Sea.

Make a mosaic masterpiece
Sunny side up

Create a boat mosaic Another idea: Make a cool boat

Step 1
Step one
Apply one coat of Resene Art Action Quick Dry to the cardboard and allow two hours to dry.
Step 2
Step two
Apply two coats of Resene Splish Splash to the cardboard, allowing two hours for each coat to dry.
Step 3
Step three
Draw a circle on the cardboard, tracing around the plate as shown. Draw in a face and sun rays around the edge of the circle.
Step 4
Step four
Fill in the face with small blobs of Resene Fizz, as shown, and paint in the mouth using blobs of Resene Get Reddy.
Step 5
Step five
Using the same paint technique, paint the nose and eyes using Resene Alabaster and Resene Clowning Around. Paint in the sun rays using Resene Frenzee.
Step 6
Step six
Fill in the background using blobs of Resene Snap. Allow 2 hours to dry. How neat is that?

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