Craft-Along at Watha T. Daniel
Published on Thursday, March 21, 2013 - 2:17pm
Spring is finally here, and in D.C. that means one thing: The cherry blossoms are in bloom!
So, in the spirit of the season, please enjoy this tutorial for making your very own cherry blossom print.
|Step 1: Place black and pink paint on cardboard.
Make light pink by mixing white and dark pink.
|Step 2: Blend the colors until you have a soft light pink (cherry blossom color!)|
|Step 3: Begin painting the base of the tree by making long brush strokes with the black paint.|
|Step 4: Continue painting with the black paint until you are happy with your tree shape.|
|Step 5: Dip the soda bottle into the light pink paint and....|
|Continue stamping with different colors until you have a tree full of blossoms!|
If you would like to make a print in the library, please join us for Family Story Time followed by 'I Made It Myself!' on Saturday, March 23 at 11 a.m. In addition, join us every Monday at 4 p.m. for Crafternoons in the Children's Room at Watha T. Daniel (Ages 7+).
You can find a Pinterest board filled with books from our catalog on the cherry blossoms, links to information and events around the city, and even a few recipes here.
Every person is an artist, so create something beautiful today. Happy crafting!