perot: optical illusion art

Time Required :
About 30 minutes
Difficulty Level :
Beginner
Beginner
You're new to the skills necessary to complete this project, or maybe you've tried them just once or twice before.

Instructions Print

Step 1
Draw a shape onto cardstock, using a pencil.
Step 2
Using a marker, draw a straight line across the paper until you reach the pencil outline of the shape. Make a curve from one line to the next (this will be the inside of your shape). Continue in a straight line on the outside of the shape.
Step 3
Continue making lines until you've covered the area desired.
Step 4
Go back and fill in with marker where needed.
Step 5
If desired, cut out a favorite area and glue to black cardstock.

TIP: Use a simple shape for younger children.
Step 6
Share your project photos with #MakeItWithMichaels 
 
 

Supplies Available Online

Supply List

  • Recollections® Cardstock Paper Value Pack, 8.5" x 11" (sku 10023428)
  • Recollections® Cardstock Paper Value Pack, 8.5" x 11" (sku 10327826)
  • Jumbo Elmer's® Disappearing Purple School Glue Stick (sku 10040621)
  • Crayola® Super Tips Washable Markers, 50 Count (sku 10355148)
 
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Instructions

Step 1
Draw a shape onto cardstock, using a pencil.
Step 2
Using a marker, draw a straight line across the paper until you reach the pencil outline of the shape. Make a curve from one line to the next (this will be the inside of your shape). Continue in a straight line on the outside of the shape.
Step 3
Continue making lines until you've covered the area desired.
Step 4
Go back and fill in with marker where needed.
Step 5
If desired, cut out a favorite area and glue to black cardstock.

TIP: Use a simple shape for younger children.
Step 6
Share your project photos with #MakeItWithMichaels