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Liquid Watercolor Resist Art

2 and up: 30 Minutes: Paint
Liquid Watercolor™ Resist Art

Liquid Watercolor™ Resist Art

Liquid Watercolor™ Resist Art
An Activity for Preschoolers:

Make stunning resist creations using simple materials.

Before You Begin:

This activity is so simple, only a few supplies are needed. Make sure you have plenty of color choices for crayons and watercolors. Pre-fill paint cups and lay out brushes and paper.

Activity Goals:

Explore color mixing.
Explore cause and effect.
Develop fine motor skills.
Practice creating negative space.


This activity works well for abstract art too. Using only a white crayon really makes the paint colors pop!

Let's Get Started


Use crayons to draw a picture, shape or patterns on plain paper


With paint brush, paint watercolor directly over the crayon art


Watercolors will blend where they touch, but will resist the crayon art creating a beautiful effect!

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