Sunday, May 1, 2011

Thumb Print Vases







4th grade Frogs

3/4 split Birds



2nd grade Bugs




1st grade Pigs




3rd grade Fish




5th grade Ocean

I was asked to create thumb print vases with each class for the raffle at the school's carnival. I'd never done this before, but I think they turned out pretty cute! My favorite one is the pigs. I may be a bit biased though, pigs are my favorite animal! My mom donated the vases and I picked up some glass paint at Michaels. I called each student up during work time, painted their thumb, and then pressed it onto the glass! The students that won the vases were very excited!

4 comments:

  1. What a great idea and wonderful keepsake for your students & their families - Kudos!

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  2. I had someone give a significant donation to the art room and this would be a great thank you gift! Love it!

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  3. Oh these are SO cute! Is it acrylic paint? How do you keep it from scratching off? Is the black Sharpie?

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  4. Its paint meant for glass from Michael's. You rub a cleaner down first, then paint, and then put a sealant over the top. it all come in a kit! yep that's just black sharpie! they do sell paint pens for glass, but sharpie seemed to do the job just fine!

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