Paint Pouring with Crayola ®

March is National Crafting month and we’re celebrating with Crayola® with a paint pouring craft! So let’s CIY or Create It Yourself!

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Crayola was kind enough to send us a craft box full of amazing products to spark our creativity. It came just in time for Craft month and spring break.

The Crayola Create It Yourself book features 52 seasonal and holiday themed project ideas. The crafts included will keep anyone entertained and feeling crafty year round. Plus, at Crayola.com/crafts you can find even more activities for kids and adults.

Crayola CIY Create It Yourself book with Pretty, Party & Crafty

Galaxy Paint Pouring Canvas

I chose to do a Galaxy Pour Painting. I’ve always wanted to try pouring paint art, but was too intimidated. Luckily, Crayola’s step by step instructions made it so easy and fun!

Supplies Needed:

  • Crayola Washable Paint
  • Markers
  • Paintbrushes
  • Canvas
  • Contact paper or removable vinyl
  • Disposable cups
  • Craft sticks
  • Water

Quick Tips

I used glitter tape to line the edges of my canvas. Also, if you want a more intricate shape, consider using a cutting machine and removable vinyl.

Watch my easy galaxy pour painting with Crayola.

How to Pour Paint without making a mess

To pour the paint without making a mess, make sure you lay a protective covering. I used butcher paper. You can also use a garbage bag or plastic.

Also, make sure your cups are large enough to hold your paint and pour slowly.

Finally, when adding water to thin out your paint for pouring, do not make it too watery. Add a small amount just so it runs smooth.

Paint Pouring Techniques

The paint pouring technique I used was centering my canvas on top of my cup. With the cup tightly held to the canvas, I flipped it over and laid the canvas flat. Then I pulled the cup straight up.

I then carefully picked up the canvas by the edges and tilted from sided to side until the paint completely covered the canvas.

Check out this child friendly Crayola galaxy paint pouring kids craft project just in time for Craft Month with Pretty, Party & Crafty.

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