|Fig.1 Yogurt Cap Holes|
Tools and Supplies:
Plastic bottles (Including water bottles)
Plastic fruits containers
Utility knife (with sharp new blades)
Art Combs are used for kid's art and provides patterns for the artist paintings. Need that extra special texture or pattern, create your own art combs. This post shows how easy to make, use, and clean your own art combs. Each comb will be tested on watercolor paper to test its effectiveness.
This post shows five steps to make homemade inexpensive art combs from a clear or opaque yogurt container top.
|Fig.2 Yogurt cap with holes|
|Fig.3 Cut the rim off the cap|
|Fig.4 Acrylic paint|
|Fig.5 Paint on hole pattern|
|Fig.6 More paint|
|Fig.7 Large holes|
|Fig.8 Add Paint to Smaller Holes|
|Fig.9 Smaller holes|
|Fig.10 Cleaning Large Hole Comb|
|Fig.11 Cleaning Small Hole Comb|
Step 5: Resolution: This homemade comb worked fine if the artist wanted a blob of paint, this can be applied with any brush. The comb was easily cleaned but this tool was not added to my art box.
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