Sensational Salt and Watercolor Paintings - Science and Art - Painting Technique
In this one-time class, learners will use the raised salt technique to create a unique, colorful work of art while learning a little science.
Teacher Val (BFA)
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Combine art and science to make a beautiful and unique artwork! We’ll take advantage of the absorbent property of salt to create a textured painting with vivid colors. This project will be a little messy but guaranteed to be fun and interesting as we watch the salt and paint interact. I encourage learners to discuss their observations as we go along, and all outcomes will be different. Younger learners will need supervision with glue and salt. We can experiment with using glue straight from...
Students will learn a little about how salt and water molecules interact which explains how the watercolors work in this project. Learners will come away with ideas for making their own artworks outside of class.
A few sheets of thick paper, any color (construction paper or cardstock is good) A container of salt - table salt is fine White glue in the bottle and/or in a container Paint brushes for glue (optional) and paint Droppers (optional - if you don’t have these, a small paintbrush is fine) A tray or something similar to catch excess salt A watercolor set A container of water A covered area to work on
45 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.
Teacher Val (BFA)
Certified Art Teacher - Let's Have Fun Exploring Art Together!
🇺🇸Lives in the United States
27 total reviews
66 completed classes
Hello! Thank you for visiting my profile. My name is Valerie Cofer, and I am an art teacher based in the foothills of the Smokey Mountains in Tennessee, USA. I am a mother, grandmother, and cat lover. In my spare time, I enjoy spending time with...