Wednesday, September 8, 2010

Liquid watercolors


I love these.....


but I love these even more!!!!
What are they? you ask - well, being the art nerd that I am. I made these out of old dried up markers. I love recycling, using odd type materials for projects, etc. So one day while I was experimenting with a box full of discarded markers, I took them apart, cut them up, put them in jars and added a bit of water....and the result - concentrated watercolors. I love them!!! 
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2 comments:

Karen Bolotin said...

I love this idea! I will use it and I will share it. I wish I had known about this years ago. I just think of all the markers that I have thrown away over the years. Now I have a nice "green" way to reuse them. Thanks for sharing!

Cathy Espinosa-Payne said...

Same here!....it just hurts me to think about all those markers that were thrown away :( So glad you can use this idea too!!