A simple little artsy craft project to get down with… apple printing. ALmost the same as potato print, except smells better and your apple comes with an interior fun shape to print with. And you have to use apple this time of year cause its apple season and there are apples everywhere!
I usually do things like this with a little or two, but at the time, I had no littles in my possession, so I went it did it all by my lonesome. (which was actually a lot of fun) I made myself big cup of hot coffee, put on some tunes, and zoned out and did a bunch of prints. It was a great little afternoon project that anyone, little or not so much, can do. And the best part about printing is… you can't screw it up
And I know that this is going to be a cold dreary weekend… so this might just be the perfect indoor project to do!
Things you are going to need..
- apple(s).. And the apple that I use are fallen apples.. so I don't feel bad about using them.
- a knife (or something sharp enough to cut the apple)
- paint ( I used cheap-o acrylic paint, but any paint would work)
- Cup of water (to rinse brush)
- rag (to wipe hands)
Start by slicing your apple. If you cut in in half, you get the cool star shape in the middle, or just chop it into cool shaped pieces.
Apply paint to the apple. I found that if I dipped the apple, then remove to much excess paint with a paint brush to work the best for me.. My suggestion is to play around with what works best for you.
Apple goes paint side down on paper… and that's how it goes. Now repeat, either with the same shape, or use a new one. OR change up the color.. it's all how you want to do it.
. I got a little excited with my fist print turned out a little chaotic(note print above) but then I rained myself in.
And did a few more simpler designs.
But do it anyway you want cause it's going to look cool no matter what.