I love the look of abstract art. After working on the gallery wall for my bedroom, I had an idea. An idea that I’ve used in some of my work in the past and that I’ve seen in the work of my friend, Annie. It’s like a peek-a-boo for abstract art – for your own or your child’s creations. This is such an easy art project to try. Let’s get going!
Supplies for Abstract Art:
- watercolor paper
- colorful cardstock
- Xacto knife
- cutting mat
- sewing machine (optional)
- bulldog clips (optional)
You don’t have to make artwork from scratch, you can always find interesting wallpaper, prints or old artwork.
Paint your artwork. Or find some awesome artwork from around the house.
Cut out your cover paper to smaller than the artwork. Then triangles or any shape you like. Triangles are really easily cut with an Xacto knife.
Place the paper on top of the artwork and adjust the position as needed.
Mark where the top paper is to go, and cut out your watercolor.
Sew the two together and display with bulldog clips. Danae of Gather & Hunt showed me this cool trip of holding up unframed artwork. Brillant on her part, right?
Here are some more great ways to display children’s artwork: Pinterest board • Houzz
Want more abstract art ideas? Try these projects:
- Abstract Christmas Tree Coloring Project
- Put Together Abstract Painted Pieced Hearts
- Draw, Cut, and Collage an Abstract Art Project
- Colorful Modern Art Calendar
- Positive and Negative Paper Grid Art
This is such a fun project! Glad you found that clip trick helpful too!
You definitely need to read Micheals Halls two picture books My heart is like a zoo and The Perfect Squarre. Both are about transforming shapes into animals or objects. There are only video previews of both.
This is cute..