I was giving my eldest daughter a bath one night, swirling bubblebath around in the tub, when the bubbles suddenly grabbed my attention. They had a beautiful texture. I wondered if they could carry paint and leave a print on paper. Of course, I had to explore the idea.

These are some of the results. Various experiments, playing around and a great deal of mess and fun. This technique holds promise. Check back here in the future as I intend to investigate further.



Here is a video showing how the prints can be achieved, layer on layer…




Here are several blog posts detailing my adventures in bubble painting.

If you are interested in this technique and would like the notes on how to do it, subscribe to this website (enter your email address into the box on the top right of the page), then drop me an email at liz (at) gumnut.net, and I will send you the recipe!