Crafts for kids

Abstract Aluminum Art


Ready for an all new ART PROJECT?! Drawing on aluminum foil gives a glittery effect that young (and old) artists will love. If you a teacher looking for an art project to do at school this is a great option – low cost with guaranteed results!

You will need:
Hot glue gun
Mini canvas or piece of cardboard
Aluminum foil
Permanent markers

Let’s get started:

Step 1: Draw an abstract image with intersecting lines using hot glue. Let dry.
hot glue outline

Step 2: Place drawing side down on a piece of aluminum foil.
cover with foil

Step 3: Carefully fold the foil around the back of the canvas. Do not pull tight – if you have pulled the aluminum foil tight when you work on the drawing you will make holes!
fold foil

Step 4: Turn over and carefully push the foil down around the hot glue lines in order to recreate the image “painted” with the hot glue gun.

Step 5: Start drawing and discover the cool ABSTRACT ALUMINUM ART that you can create.

Step 6: Glue on a piece of twine and your art is ready to be hung.
aluminum painting

Have fun!

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