Michelangelo Fresco Painting For Kids

Make this colorful and easy faux (imitation) fresco style painting inspired by famous artist, Michelangelo.

Fresco is a technique of mural painting made on freshly laid (“wet”) lime plaster. Water is used as the vehicle for the dry-powder pigment to merge with the plaster, and with the setting of the plaster, the painting becomes an integral part of the wall.

MICHELANGELO FRESCO PAINTING SUPPLIES: – 2 cups Flour – 1 cup Water – 1/2 cup Glue – Bowls – Wax or parchment paper – Watercolors

INSTRUCTIONS STEP 1: Add flour, water and white glue to a bowl. Mix well.

STEP 2: Pour the mixture into a bowl lined with parchment. STEP 3: Let it dry for 6-8 hours but not completely.

STEP 4: Paint on the semi-firm surface with watercolor paints.

STEP 5: Leave to harden and then pull away the paper. Display your new fresco painting!

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