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Creating a Roller Background with Star Tempera or Artist Printing Ink

Creating a Roller Background
Creating a Roller Background


Creating a Roller Background

This exciting activity will transform your paper into a canvas of texture and colour, setting the stage for endless artistic possibilities. Let's unleash our inner artists and have some fun!


Materials Needed:

Step-by-Step Guide:


Step 1: Prepare Your Workspace: Set up your creative space with a clean surface. Lay out your materials within easy reach to keep the process smooth and enjoyable.


Step 2: Choose Your Colours:

Select your preferred colours of Artist Printing Ink or Star Tempera paint. Feel free to experiment with different shades to add depth and character to your roller background.


Step 3: Load the Roller: Pour a small amount of your chosen ink or paint onto the tray. Take your lino roller and gently roll it through the paint, ensuring it's evenly coated.


Step 4: Apply the Paint:

With your loaded roller, gently roll it onto your paper. You'll instantly see the magic happen as the paint transforms the paper's surface. Don't hesitate to layer multiple colours for a striking effect.


Step 5: Let It Dry: Allow your roller background to dry completely. This is the perfect time to brainstorm how you'll use this vibrant base for your future artwork.




Step 6: Get Creative: Now that your roller background is ready let your imagination run wild! You can create lino prints, detailed paintings, or any artistic masterpiece you desire. The textured backdrop will add a unique dimension to your work.


Painting a Roller Background

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