How to Paint, Mix, and Weave Paper

This is a great way to review color mixing, color tints and practice weaving skills. A great anchor lesson to lead up to other weaving activities

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How to Paint, Mix, and Weave Paper
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Set up your area with your supplies. Your supplies are the primary colors and white paint but also include magenta and dark blue.

Set up your area with your supplies. Your supplies are the primary colors and white paint but also include magenta and dark blue.

2
Mix colors and then add white to create a tint of that hue. Keep each new color separate from the others until the page is full.

Mix colors and then add white to create a tint of that hue. Keep each new color separate from the others until the page is full.

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3
Take the back of your paint brush to scratch into the wet paint. For your very last mark, add a few dots on the top

Take the back of your paint brush to scratch into the wet paint. For your very last mark, add a few dots on the top

4
Cover your entire piece of paper. Set aside until dry.

Cover your entire piece of paper. Set aside until dry.

5
Cut your paper into thick and thin strips on the shorter side of paper.

Cut your paper into thick and thin strips on the shorter side of paper.

6
Begin your weaving by taping down 4 strips. Start weaving over, under, over, under. Add strips vertically and horizontally until you have run out of strips.

Begin your weaving by taping down 4 strips. Start weaving over, under, over, under. Add strips vertically and horizontally until you have run out of strips.

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Finished weaving can be glued down to a black sheet of construction paper.

Finished weaving can be glued down to a black sheet of construction paper.

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