Nov 26, 2019

Glitter Glue Resist Background Technique

Updated: Nov 18, 2023

Who doesn’t love glitter glue?

I do! I do!

And most of us have at least a few dollar store tubes in our stash of craft supplies.

Most of us have watercolors too.

And that’s all you need for this fun and easy background technique.


Materials: (unless you missed it)


Step 1:

Use your glitter glue to make squiggles - or whatever design you like and let dry.

Step 2:

Add watercolor over the glitter glue:

Let it dry and you have a new background technique!

It will be fun to add as your first layer in your art journals or other mixed media work.

I used it to make an artist trading card:

I used to go to Michaels all the time and buy their glitter glue for $1. But since I lost those supplies in the forest fire last year, I’ve bought some Elmer's tubes and like them a lot.

Who can tell me how long they last?

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