How to make a funny brush

In art class this week we made funny brushes. “What’s a funny brush,” you say? Watch and learn, my friends.

First, gather a bunch of rubber bands:

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Wrap them around your fingers:

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Wrap one of the rubber bands at the end around the whole bunch so they are all tied together:

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Use scissors to snip off the tips at one end:

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Expert tip: do this step over a garbage can or you will have a big mess to clean up!

Your funny brush can now be used to add texture to a wide variety of paintings. Possible objects to use a funny brush on: grass, sunflowers, clouds, textured fabric, fur…the options are endless!

go crazy, artists!!

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