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Sharpie Art Watercolor Face Mask

Sharpie Art Watercolor Face Mask

We have entered an era where we all need to wear face masks. With that being said, it’s not like you want to go out and buy new ones all the time. If you can, it’s more fun to decorate your own. This Sharpie Art Watercolor Face Mask idea will even get your little ones excited about wearing masks again.

Sharpie Art

There have been many times I picked up Sharpie markers and wasn’t sure what to do with them. However, Sharpie Art has been something I’ve been paying more attention to lately. With the thought of using a sharpie to create art, I started to get creative and use it on this mask. As you can see, the end result was fabulous and now I can’t wait to see what else I can make with a Sharpie!

Materials for Sharpie Art Watercolor Face Masks

If you are going to wear a mask, it might as well be something you enjoy wearing. This Sharpie Art Watercolor Face Mask is where it’s at. The kids enjoy making the masks and wearing them. Lately, Sharpie Art has become a huge sensation. Here is what you’re going to need to make your own watercolor face masks, right at home.

  • A cloth mask (I use Hanes, which can be bought at Wal-Mart or most local grocery stores)
  • Sharpies
  • Rubbing Alcohol (90% works best, but 70% dollar store brand will work as well)
  • A medicine dropper or syringe (most CVS’s or drug stores will give you one/two for free)
  • A cup to stretch the mask over
  • Rubber band to hold the mask in place

How to Care for Sharpie Art Creations

After you’ve made this amazing creation, you may be wondering how you can take care of it. Have no fear because it’s really easy. I actually prefer to hand wash these types of creations because it keeps it from fading as much. When you are using permanent ink on fabric, you may be wondering HOW it stays on there. Let me give you a few tips.

  • Using a clear coat over the design can help protect it from damage in the future. Allow this clear coat to dry for 24 hours before wearing or washing.
  • Every time you wash Sharpie art creations they are going to bleed and there isn’t a whole lot you can do about it.
  • If you wash the fabric BEFORE you complete any creations, you may prevent any shrinking in the fabric, which is so nice!

Don’t throw your sharpie art creations in with any other clothing. You should treat it with care and always air dry!

Choosing Sharpie Marker Colors

What colors does one use whenever they are doing Sharpie Art? Remember that the colors you choose can really reflect your personality or your preferences. You don’t have to use several colors, you can choose to use one color. It’s all a matter of preference!

I love using a variety of colors:

  • Blue
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Gold
  • Silver
  • Purple
  • Pink
  • Yellow
  • Black
  • Grey

As you can see, there is a variety of colors that you can use and they all look super fabulous. If you get the chance to try out this type of art, do it!

drawing with sharpies on a facemark
sharpie art face mask

Draw on your mask with Sharpies (non-brand permanent markers work as well)

Adding alcohol to the mask

You may also find that stretching the mask over a small serving dish works well too. Once you’ve drawn your picture, stretch it over your cup and hold it into place with a rubberband.

Drying face mask

Add the rubbing alcohol to a small cup and gather it into the syringe. Slowly push the syringe until the alcohol disperses onto the mask where you want it to run

Sharpie art completed face mask

When you are finished, place the mask either outside in the sun or somewhere warm to dry for approximately 4 hours.

sharpie art flowers

After the mask is dry, rinse it under water and let dry. Always make sure you are air drying this fabric because the heat could damage the bright colors!

Sharpie art face mask

Sharpie Art Watercolor Face Masks

Sharpie Art Watercolor Face Masks

This project is a great way to promote mask safety and involve you teens and kids in making adorable masks they will enjoy wearing in public. They can have pride of ownership when they wear something they have designed. This would be an easy, fun craft for any age.

Materials

  • A cloth mask (I used Hanes)
  • Rubbing Alcohol (90% works best, but 70% dollar store brand will work as well)
  • A medicine dropper or syringe.
  • Rubber band to hold mask in place
  • Sharpies
  • A cup to place under the mask

Instructions

  1. Draw on your mask with Sharpies (non-brand permanent markers work as well)
  2. You may also find that stretching the mask over a small serving dish works well too.
  3. Once you’ve drawn your picture, stretch it over your cup and hold it into place with a rubberband.
  4. Add the rubbing alcohol to a small cup and gather it into the syringe
  5. Slowly push the syringe until the alcohol disperses on the mask as you want it to.
  6. When you are finished, place the mask either outside in the sun or somewhere warm to dry for approximately 4 hours.
  7. After the mask is dry, rinse it under water and let dry.

Notes

What is Sharpie Art?
If you’re new to Sharpie Art or making art with Sharpie pens, this section is for you. Using a fine tipped Sharpie marker, you can make designs and then fill them in. There really isn’t anything fancy to it! It’s just a matter of being creative and using that creativity on fabric.

Are Sharpies Good For Art?
If you have a bunch of Sharpies sitting around, you may be wondering if these are good for art or not. Of course they are! Anything you can make bright artwork out of, is a hit. You’ll find out that Sharpies are actually really fun for art. I love the smooth feeling of making this type of art. What about you?

What is Sharpie Art?

If you’re new to Sharpie Art or making art with Sharpie pens, this section is for you. Using a fine tipped Sharpie marker, you can make designs and then fill them in. There really isn’t anything fancy to it! It’s just a matter of being creative and using that creativity on fabric.

Are Sharpies Good For Art?

If you have a bunch of Sharpies sitting around, you may be wondering if these are good for art or not. Of course they are! Anything you can make bright artwork out of, is a hit. You’ll find out that Sharpies are actually really fun for art. I love the smooth feeling of making this type of art. What about you?

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