Watercolor Paintings with Washi Tape - Darn Good Yarn

Watercolor Paintings with Washi Tape

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Have you ever tried combining wash tape and painting? This project is so easy that even your kid could do it! All you do is “draw” with washi tape by taping off whatever geometric design your heart desires, keeping in mind that anything taped off will stay white. (It’s kind of like tie dye!) Choose a favorite color or three or ten and start painting. You can get really creative here doing whatever you like. Once your paper is dry carefully peel off the masking tape and reveal a super cool geometric watercolor design that you made! I love this project so much because you don’t need to have any experience painting with watercolors to make something truly amazing and it’s perfect for all ages!

Materials Needed:

  • Watercolors
  • Watercolor paper (or any sturdy paper like card stock)
  • Washi tape or masking tape
  • Brushes

Check out the step-by-step video showing you how to with DGY team member Colleen!