Pointillism technique : Positive and Negative clover

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Dots are used to make the image in pointillism technique. We used pointillism  to create  positive and negative clovers. This activity is a great way to introduce pointillism to preschoolers or bigger kids.

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Pointillism technique!

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Materials required:

  1. Do A Dot Art markers
  2. Printer paper
  3. Shamrock template.
  4. Tape

Method:

  1. Print a shamrock template.  I could not locate the site from where I took my template. A similar template is available here.
  2. Cut out the shamrock.
  3. Attach tape to the shamrock cutout.Negative and positive painting ideas for kids
  4. Attach the cutout to another printer paper. The tape will restrict the movement of the cutout. But it will not completely paste the cutout to the paper.
  5. Let the kid paint the entire paper with Do A Dot Art markerspointillism technique for kids
  6. Once the painting is done, slowly remove the shamrock template from the paper. Discard the pieces of tape. Enjoy the beautifully painted shamrock!St Patrick's day craft ideas for kids
  7. The paper has the negative clover.St Patrick's day clover painting ideas for kidsPositive and negative paintings of clover are done using pointillism technique. Aren’t they simple and beautiful? What do you think about them?

Other simple painting ideas that might interest you:

Simple dandelion painting idea for kids
Kitchen pad painted Dandelions

Simple flower painting ideas for kids
Pipecleaner printed flower

Kandinsky inspired art ideas
Kandinsky inspired heart painting

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St Patrick's day clover painting simple

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