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Creepy critter

It’s easy to create your very own creepy critter with a little bit of help from Resene.

Creepy critter - instruction sheet

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Resene kids art with Mark Rayner - Project 107

Difficulty level: Moderate

You will need: Masking tape, Paintbrushes (including a small artists’ brush), Pliers, Resene Art Action Quick Dry, Resene testpots of Resene Alabaster, Resene Nero and Resene Smitten, Two pieces of wire approx 30cm long, Wooden spoon

Top tip: If you don’t have any masking tape simply use ordinary sticky tape or parcel tape instead.

Here's another idea: This creepy Egyptian mummy puppet was made in the same way and decorated using Resene Alabaster, Resene All Black and Resene Pink Panther.

Children's art project - Creepy critter
Creepy critter

Another art idea - Creepy Egyptian mummy puppet Another idea - Creepy Egyptian mummy puppet

Step 1
Step one
Use the pliers to bend the pieces of wire to form the critter’s legs and fix to the wooden spoon with masking tape (you might need a grown-up to help with this bit). Continue to wind masking tape around the whole critter until it's completely covered.
Step 2
Step two
Apply one coat of Resene Art Action Quick Dry to the critter, allowing two hours to dry.
Step 3
Step three
Apply two coats of Resene Smitten to the critter, allowing two hours for each coat to dry.
Step 4
Step four
Paint in face details with Resene Alabaster and Resene Nero. Allow two hours to dry. How cool is that?

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