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Sylvia 16th Aug 2020 Activities Coordinator
I love art and crafts one of my favorites is painting but not sure if I have the right materials for the task for my residents ,would it be possible when crafts and art can you suggest what is needed for the activities please.
Solange 25th Aug 2020 Diversional Therapist
Hi Sylvia, it depends on their abilities; I would stay away from oil painting but there are many other options for painting: watercolour, acrylics, poster paint. I recommend poster paint for affordability, speedier drying, and the fact that you can dilute them to make watercolour style texture. You can also mix them with glossy PVA glue for a striking finish. Brushes are very important, there are many good brands: Princeton, Da Vinci, Loew Cornell to name a few. Loew Cornell is inexpensive and durable, and Da Vince is more upmarket. Buy a set of 12 or more brushes with a round tip and a set with a flat tip. Hope this helps.
Sylvia 9th Sep 2020 Activities Coordinator
Thank you it does I didn’t know about PVA and put over the actual painting I will have to try that .Thanks again

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