Monday, April 26, 2010

Tutorial - How to Make Watercolor Art Cards

I loved those Paint With Water books! What a neat idea - to make them for your own kids!

Watercolor Art Cards Tutorial at Skooks' Playground
"Do any of you remember Paint with Water books? I haven't seen them for sale in ages (maybe I just don't shop at the right stores anymore), but they were HUGE when I was a kid. And they were a super great craft gift for kids because they are SO EASY to do. Grab a Dixie cup of water and a little brush and paint a rainbow [brite] of colors, NO PAINT NECESSARY!
When Cynthia told me that she had a DIY version of Paint with Water in mind for this tutorial I was geeked beyond belief. This would be a great project to do with your kids, you could make a little book of your own drawings for a gift, heck . . . these look so cool and I'm feeling all nostalgic now I may just have to do a couple for myself...." Read more


  1. Thanks so much for featuring this tutorial! I love your blog. :)

  2. I have been wanting those books too... thanks for the tutorial!

  3. I recently found some of those books and was disgusted with the quality of the paper and the colours. This is such an excellent option, and one I had considered before but never got around to doing. Now I will