This is a dreamy way to create a beautiful Arctic sunset or Northern lights backdrop for your winter scenes.
Alaskan storyteller and artist Mindy Dwyer has created a magical story of a young girl whose seeking and dreams lead her to a great discovery. The bright, luminous illustrations that accompany the story magically portray this tale of the origin of the Aurora Borealis, the glorious northern lights.
Cut out your igloo template a glue lightly to your art paper.
Cut your bleeding tissue paper into thin strips.
Using water and a paintbrush, begin to wet your paper and lay down strips of tissue paper. Wet the top of the tissue paper as well.
Layer your tissue paper to blend the colors. Continue to wet the paper as you go.
Fill your paper with tissue paper strips. Allow to dry.
When dry, carefully peel back your tissue stips to reveal the color patterns below.
Use Watercolor Crayons (or simple watercolor paints) to add some color to your igloo.