Did you know you can make your own paint?! Making homemade paint is simple and a great option when you don’t have time to get to the store! This homemade paint recipe uses just a few ingredients that I bet you have in your pantry!
Materials for Homemade Paint:
- 2 cups flour
- 2 cups salt
- 2 cups warm water
- Water-soluble food coloring
Steps to Making Homemade Paint:
- In a large bowl, mix together the flour and salt. Stir in the water and mix until completely blended.
- Divide into containers and add food coloring. Stir well.
Tips for Making Paint
If you prefer a smoother consistency, you can heat the water and stir in the salt until it dissolves. Then you can mix in the flour.
The water may turn a shade of purple when the water is added, but the color will change quickly to a neutral tone.
It turns out so beautiful!
Once you’re ready to paint, just dip the paintbrushes in and let the creative juices start flowing!
If you have paint left over, you can store it in the refrigerator for up to a week.
Have fun painting!