- - light-colored sand;
- - jars;
- - water;
- - food coloring;
- - vinegar;
- - oil cloth or paper.
For painting light sand should be used as soon as it lends itself exposed to the dye and get rich, vivid colors.
Wash sand.Enter the desired quantity in a deep bowl or bucket, fill the top with water and mix thoroughly by hand or with a spoon.After the sand settles, drain the dirty water.This procedure must be repeated several times until the water is almost prozrachnjq.
asks him.To do this, use a sieve with a mesh of 1 to 1.5 mm.It will allow to separate the light from the fine sand large dark grains of sand, which can not be stained.The remaining dark sand not throw away.Perhaps he, too, will need you
.For example, to perform a rough texture to create pictures or decoration items.
Thoroughly dry fine sand.The most convenient way to do it, put it on a thin layer of oil cloth or sheets of paper.After the sand will be completely dry, proceed to its coloring.
Pour boiling water into a small jar so that he was only half capacity, add a few drops of vinegar and pour dye.All mix and slowly add the resulting solution with sand, gently stirring it.Sypte until the bank is not water remain.
again mix well sand and lay a thin layer on the paper to dry.To dry quickly, it must be periodically stirred.On average, it will be dry for about a day.
brightness and color saturation in the sand color depends on the amount of paint.For example, if you want to get the blue color, add 2 bags with blue paint.If you need a soft blue hue, quite 0.5 package.
Keep colored sand in clean jars or bags with zipper, Made on the basis of lightning (Ziplock-packs).And put it in a dark place.
not paint once a large amount of sand.Color can get uneven.
- How to paint the sand