We visit Art To Art to pick up supplies to create a budget piece of art for under $10. Why not make it a fun creative project for the kids during the school holidays.

DIY SPRAY BOTTLE ART

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What you need: a canvas, spray bottle & coloured paint

Step 1. Add a small amount of paint to a spray bottle. Fill with water and give a good shake to mix. You can use extra spray bottles for different coloured paints to save rinsing out in between colours.

Step 2. Spray your watered down paint onto the canvas.

Step 3. Move the canvas around to create the desired effect.

Step. 4 Lay flat to dry then display in your home.

Art To Art Mont Marte canvas 30 x 40 $5.95

Art To Art Mont Marte Acrylic paint 100ml $2.95 each or 6 for $15

DIY ABSTRACT PAINTING

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What you will need: a canvas, paint, plastic cups & a knife or straw.

Step 1. To create the ombre effect mix white paint to your chosen colour in three different plastic cups making each cup of paint lighter than the first.

Step 2. Using a brush, plastic knife or straw apply the paint to the canvas.

Step 3. Using your fingers blend the paints together for the desired effect.

Step 4. If you would like some texture to your painting use a plastic knife to scrape the paint in some parts.

Step 5. Lay flat to dry then display in your home.

Art To Art Mont Marte canvas 30 x 40 $5.95

Art To Art Acrylic paint 100ml $2.95 each or 6 for $15

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