Yesterday I shared how the preparation for this craft inspired Lovey, and we ended up with some lovely fireworks rings. This is the original craft I had planned. Add some sparkle to your holiday theme with these easy fireworks paintings using homemade fireworks paintbrushes and glitter paint.
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- Dark Paper-We used black card stock.
- DIY fireworks paintbrushes (paintbrush tutorial)
- Sparkly and metallic paints-We used metallic silver, metallic gold, and a mixture of red and glitter red.
As the girls started painting they spent a little time experimenting with the use of the fireworks paintbrushes. Lovey tried using them like a stamp and pressing straight down. This resulted in more of a flower-like creation.
Then she tried rolling the paintbrush. This gave it the most “firework-like” resemblance. We also noticed that the less paint there is on the paintbrush the more realistic the fireworks looked as well.
As you can see the girls had a lot of fun creating their fireworks paintings. They painted and painted and painted until they ran out of paint…and work space!
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