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Furry fun

Use furry coloured pipe cleaners to create this fun picture.

Furry fun - instruction sheet

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Resene kids art with Mark Rayner - Project 03

Difficulty level: Moderate

You will need: Coloured pipe cleaners in the following colours: yellow, green, orange and purple, Paintbrush, Pre-primed canvas board, PVA glue, Resene Art Action tempera paint in the following colours: Resene Cool Blue, Resene Light Green and Resene White, Safety scissors

Top tip: Coloured pipe cleaners are available from most craft or hobby shops.

Here's another idea: A few purple pipe cleaners twisted together and two plastic craft eyes make for a fun furry spider.

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Furry fun

Make a spider Another idea: Spider!

Step 1
Step one
Paint a grassy hill along the bottom of the canvas board using the Resene Light Green paint. Mix some Resene Cool Blue and Resene White paint to make a pale blue and paint in the sky. Leave to dry.
Step 2
Step two
Roll a yellow pipe cleaner into a circle and stick onto the blue sky with PVA glue. Use the safety scissors to cut some shorter pieces for the sunrays and glue these into position.
Step 3
Step three
Bend some green pipe cleaners to form a tree shape and glue it into position on the hill.
Step 4
Step four
Make two ‘stick’ people from orange pipe cleaners and form a small circle from a purple pipe cleaner. Glue the ‘stick’ people and purple ball into position. Leave the picture flat until the glue is dry. Cool or what?

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