Home-made paints

This week we made paint. We ground up some dried clay, some chalk, bits of broken red brick, a terracotta tile, and some charcoal. And mixed the with dilute PVA glue. The range of colours was amazing. For brushes we used twigs with the ends crushed to reveal the fibres.

Grinding up minerals with a brick and a stone
Surprisingly easy to use our home-made paints
The lumps give a really interesting texture to the paint