Well, I don't like that at all. Finger painting should be encouraged well beyond the preschool years. It is a great way to create and experiment with color and blending, and teaches one to be very resourceful! I figured out real fast when creating this finger painted Composition Book, how to use my fingers and even a bit of my fingernail to get a bit more detail.
I slapped a quick coat of Gesso on the cover of the Composition Book. White paint would work too. I started out by sketching a quick idea. I didn't really follow it closely, but many people work better if they have a plan laid out. I usually tend to just wing it.
I look forward to exploring my rediscovered art form from my adult perspective and plan to continue using it with my preschool students and beyond. And, I can't wait to do some journaling in my new finger painted notebook. Have you done any finger painting since childhood?
See my Art/Craft Tutorials page for more inspiration!
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