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Frosty Paint
What You Need:
  • One cup powdered tempera paint
  • Two tablespoons wallpaper paste
  • 1/4to1/2 cup liquid laundry starch
What You Do:
  • Mix tempera paint with wallpaper paste. Add starch, mixing until thick enough to spread.
Opaque Poster Paint
What You Need:
  • 1/4 cup flour
  • One-cup water
  • Three tablespoons tempera paint
  • Two tablespoons water
  • 1/2 teaspoon liquid starch
What You Do:
  • Slowly add the water to the flour until the mixture is smooth. Heat, stirring constantly until mixture thickens. Let mixture cool. Add tempera paint and water for each color. For opaque finish add liquid starch
Powdered Milk Paint
What You Need:
  • 1 part powdered nonfat milk
  • 1 part water
  • Powdered tempera
What You Do:
  • Mix milk with water until the milk is dissolved. Separate mixture into different containers (one for each color you want) and Add in the powdered tempera and mix.This paint dries quickly to a glossy opaque finish and does not dust, chip or come off on your hands.
Glossy Poster Paint
What You Need:
  • 1/4 cup flour
  • One-cup water
  • Three tablespoons tempera paint
  • Two tablespoons water
  • 1/2 teaspoon liquid detergent
What You Do:
  • Slowly add One-cup water to the flour until the mixture is smooth. Heat, stirring constantly until mixture thickens. Let mixture cool. Separate mixture into several containers and add tempera paint, water, and liquid detergent for each color.
Flour Paint
What You Need:
  • One-cup flour
  • 1 1/4 cups hot water
  • 1 1/2 cups cold water
  • Two-tablespoons salt
  • Food coloring or tempera paint
What You Do:
  • Mix the flour, salt, and cold water in a saucepan. Beat the mixtures (with whisk or rotary beater) until smooth. Add the hot water and boil it until the mixture is thick. Beat until smooth. Add food coloring to add color. Store this in an airtight container in the refrigerator.
Sealing Wax Paint
What You Need:
  • Sticks of leftover bits of sealing wax of different colors
  • Lemon or peppermint extract, or denatured alcohol
What You Do:
  • Crush each stick of sealing wax into small bits, keeping each colors separate (put each color in separate airtight container). Pour enough extract or alcohol to cover the wax. Let sit for a day or two (until the wax dissolves completely)