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How to Make a Masterpiece Using Mud

Learn how to make a mud painting craft with a few simple supplies. You can learn through directions and pictures and a short video at end of post showing how to do it. Let’s get started!

For this craft you will need

  • Water

  • Sand

  • Brush

  • Food Coloring

  • Black marker

  • White cardboard

How to make craft

  • To create some mud art you first need to create mud paint. Take some plastic cup and mix the sand and water first. When that is mixed add the food coloring inside and mix again with the brush. You will get lighter or darker depending how much color you are going to put in. You can use a lot of different paints just follow same process to make the different colors.
  • Take the white cardboard and start painting. My piece of art was a clover. When you finish painting, leave the art to dry for around 15 minutes or more. You will know if some surface is still wet since that area is going to be glossy.
  • When you are sure that the art is completely dry, take the black marker and draw the edges with it to make it look like it pops as you can see on the photos.

Craft Video

Notes

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