The monsoons tend to keep us indoors most of the time and that can be quite dull. So, in the spirit of this season, here are some creative water-colour based activities you can do to keep the boredom at bay. Of course, these fun activities are entertaining during any other season as well.
Pulled String Art
You’ll need sheets of paper, Camlin Water Colours and thick string or wool. Mix some paint in a bowl to a medium thickness and coat a piece of string with it. You can go the messy (but fun) way and use your fingers, or use a spoon to do this. Remove the excess paint and arrange it in any design on the sheet and leave a small bit off the paper.
Place another sheet on top of the string and place a paper weight over it. While holding the weight in place, grab the visible piece of thread and pull carefully. Lift the weight and top sheet off to reveal a cool looking mirror-image. Experiment with different colours and designs to create striking pieces of art.
All you’ll need is an assortment of leaves, Camlin Watercolours and paper sheets. Simply paint the fronts of the leaves and press them onto the sheet of paper when they’re well coated to get a clean print.
For an intricate design that’s more colourful, you can paint different coloured strokes on flat leaves and then stamp them on the pages. You can also use flowers for these prints and make a fascinating art journal.
Art with Veggies
Did you know that your daily vegetables are also ideal tools for art? Try to use this art method with vegetables that you are ready to dispose of to reduce wastage. Apart from vegetables, you’ll also need paint and paper sheets.
Mix some paint in a plate and use a piece of the vegetable as a stamp to make fantastic designs. Bring out your creative side and use different vegetables like celery, bell peppers or even fruits.
These are a great way of keeping yourself busy on a rainy day. Spread the joy and share these crafts with your loved ones.