VIDEO TIP: How to Paint a Solar Eclipse – Part 1

VIDEO TIP: How to Paint a Solar Eclipse - Part 1.  A mixed media painting of a solar eclipse - pt 1


This month on The Art & Bible Podcast we’ll be doing a mixed media painting of a solar eclipse.

For this project, you’ll need:

  1. Watercolors (red, blue, and yellow)
  2. Watercolor Paper
  3. Pencil (#2)
  4. Lid from a milk jug
  5. Liquid mask (you can buy this at most art supply stores or online at
  6. Black permanent marker.

If you want to do the black light part of the project, you’ll also need:

  1. Fluorescent colored pencil (yellow and orange)
  2. Fluorescent acrylic paint (yellow) – You can find these at most arts and crafts stores and even places like Walmart.
  3. OR a cheap alternative: fluorescent highlighter.

We hope you’ll enjoy this project, and keep checking back each week. We’ll have a lot of great projects for you this school year on the Art & Bible Podcast.

The theme for this month’s podcast is: “The Heavens Declare the Glory of God.” Each week we’ll discuss some scripture related to the incredible universe that God has created.

Here’s this week’s episode:




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