Action Jackson was most known for his painting styles and techniques. He placed his canvas on the floor and used a varitey of different brushes and tools to drip paint. This is a great activitiy for younger children to explore paint splatteringand drips.
- White Paper
- Toothbrush, Straws, Eye Droppers ect.
- Pollack Art Card
Suggest Resources for a Unit Study:
Art Project Tutorial:
Go thorough your house and find tools you can use for your action painting.
Combs and Toothbrushes can be dipped in paint and used as brushes.
Then pressed with your thumb for splatter painting.
Eye droppers (or old medicine droppers) can be used to slurp up runny paint.
Make a series of drips across your paper.
Straws can be used to blow the paint droplets around.
Fill your paper with all sorts of moving paint!
You now have your very own Action Jackson painting!