Two methods of creating texture while painting with these easily accessible items! Materials Roller Painting Rolling pins (we used various types to create different kind of lines) Paint Craft trays Paper or cardstock Scrape Painting Paper Cardboard (These were inserts inside a box, but you can experiment with cutting your own) Cardstock or thick paper Paint Craft trays We always find a smock helpful too: Directions Roller Painting Don your smock. Put out your paint in lines and roll your pins in them. Apply them to your paper. Voila! Scrape Painting Don your smock. Lay your paper into your tray. Put blobs of paint of various colours onto your paper. Scrape the paint onto the paper using your cardboard, held at an angle. Experiment with going in different directions. Allow to dry overnight and use for collage! Want to try another material for scraping paint? Check this out: http://make-it-your-own.com/nature-finds-use-the-landscape-as-inspiration/ Purpose Using an item for an activity that differs from its original purpose. Exploring various tools and methods for creating the appearance of texture. Safety Notes We suggest that you wear a smock and use a craft tray to protect your clothing and surfaces. Please like & share: Leave a Reply Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published. Name* Email* Website Comment Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.