Introduction: DIY Watercolors
• Dried out markers*
• Jars or cups
*or food coloring
• Paint brushes*
* Or sponge, eye dropper, leaves, q-tips, etc.
Use pliers to pull on the tip or the back of the marker to remove the filament tube.
Soak the filament tube in a jar of water.
Time to paint. Use your imagination!
Step 4: Experiment 1
No paintbrushes? Make your own by clipping different materials with a clothespin.
Step 5: Experiment 2
Mix crushed chalk with water.
Step 6: Experiment 3
Try painting with coffee, tea, or wine. What else can you experiment with?