I’ve been wanting to try out some tape resistant art for ages. It’ such a clever, simple technique which produces some amazing art, & is just perfect for these Easter Canvases.
I bought three large canvases, some masking tape, & a selection of paints for our toddler group to create three images for Easter.
To make the shape of a cross I stuck several layers of masking tape onto each canvas, making sure there were no gaps where the paint could run into.
|Masking tape cross in the middle of the canvas|
After reading a children’s Easter Storybook with the children they helped choose some of the colours to represent Palm Sunday, Good Friday & Easter Day.
Some amazing effects were produced using small powder puffs & sponges, along with fingerprints & hands. They loved exploring the properties of the paint without using paintbrushes.
Here are the finished canvases which our local Church has asked to display over Easter! I love the movement in each picture & the swirls of light.