A magazine mosaic is a creative yet easy art project that will engage kids of all ages. They'll take apart a photograph to find the basic shapes that make it up, and create an interesting final picture.
What You'll Need:
- Old magazine
- Craft glue
- Small dish
- Old paintbrush
- Construction paper
How to Make a Magazine Mosaic:
Step 1: Find a picture you like in an old magazine and tear it out. "Take apart" the picture by tearing it up into separate pieces.
Step 2: Look at the major shapes or colors in the picture and tear these pieces out. For example, if your picture has a large area of a color, tear that area into tiny pieces and the rest of the picture into bigger pieces.
Step 3: After you're done "taking apart" your picture, dilute some glue with water in a small dish.
Step 4: Apply the diluted glue to the back of the torn pieces, and glue the pieces of the picture back together on a piece of construction paper. Leave some space between the pieces. This makes your picture look like a mosaic.
Step 5: Let the glue dry.
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