Create a colourful paper quill butterfly

Meet your Instructor

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In this Unit, I'll tell you a little about myself so you can get to know me and feel a little more comfortable.

Project Overview

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I give you a quick overview of the project you'll be creating! Are you ready? Let's make some art together.

Materials you will need

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You won't require many materials to make this amazing piece of art! Here is what you will need:

  • Paper strips or strips from a magazine

  • Pencil

  • Small piece of 'regular' paper

  • Glue stick

  • Coloured tissue paper

  • Butterfly template

Make quills for the butterfly body

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I show you how to make the paper "quills" that make up the entire body of this beautiful butterfly.

Attaching the quills to the butterfly template

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Here we go! Time for your butterfly to start looking really cool! We are going to attach the paper quills, using your glue stick, to the butterfly template. Are you ready? Let's do it!

Add tissue paper flowers and finish up

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Are you still with me artists? Awesome! This is the final step. We add our tissue paper flowers and sign our masterpieces!

Workshop wrap up

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You did it! You made it to the end of this workshop and created a beautiful butterfly. I'm so glad you could make art with me today. Don't stop now, you're doing so well! See ya later.