Plaid FolkArt Mr. & Mrs. Robot

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by Kinda Boroff, Plaid

Plaid FolkArt Mr. & Mrs. Robot

Help kids transform food containers into toys!

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:2 hours

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Project time does not include drying time for the paint.
  • 2
    Hot glue the cereal cereal box lids shut. Basecoat with 2 coats of Wicker White as a primer.
  • 3
    Paint one cereal box with Calypso Sky and the other Citrus Green. Approximately 2-1/2 inch from the top paint a Licorice square leaving 1/4 inch border. On the Calypso Sky cereal box paint border with Cardinal Red and the Citrus Green cereal box paint with Daffodil Yellow.
  • 4
    On the Calypso Sky cereal box paint a Cardinal Red rectangle as shown. Using the end of the brush handle add Daffodil Yellow dots in the corners. Paint a zigzag line with Wicker White.
  • 5
    Using the end of brush handle paint dots around the body as shown with Wicker White.
  • 6
    On the Citrus Green cereal box paint odometer shape in Wicker White. Add dashes in Cardinal Red. Outline and paint center line with Licorice. Using the end of the brush handle dot the body with Wicker White.
  • 7
    With the script liner brush and thinned Wicker White add the mouths to each robot. Glue on wiggle eyes.
  • 8
    Cut two of the 1-1/2 inch Styrofoam balls in half and basecoat with Metallic Silver Sterling.
  • 9
    Paint two of the 1 inch Styrofoam balls Cardinal Red, two of the 1 inch Styrofoam balls Calypso Sky, two of the 1 inch Styrofoam balls Daffodil Yellow and two of the 1 inch Styrofoam balls Citrus Green.
  • 10
    Use small saw to cut the dowel rods to fit one Sterling Silver half and two of the 1 inch Styrofoam balls push through the Styrofoam balls to create legs. Glue legs to the bottom of the cereal box.
  • 11
    With the chenille stems, wrap one end of the stem a few times, glue to side and trim to desired arm length.

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:2 hours

Project Supplies

  • Plaid FolkArt Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Licorice 104107658
  • Plaid FolkArt Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Wicker White 104107634
  • Plaid FolkArt Metallic Paint 2 oz. Sterling Silver 104107710
  • Plaid FolkArt Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Calypso Sky 100365511
  • Plaid FolkArt Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Cardinal Red 104107510
  • Plaid FolkArt Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Citrus Green 104770091
  • Plaid FolkArt Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Daffodil Yellow 104770087
  • Mini Cereal Box (2)
  • FloraCraft Styrofoam Brand Foam 1-1/2 inch Ball 12 pc. 104183627
  • FloraCraft Styrofoam Brand Foam 1 inch Ball 16 pc. 104183629
  • Nicole™ Crafts 6 mm Chenille Stems Iridescent/White 25 pc. 104426356
  • Nicole™ Crafts 6 mm Chenille Stems Red 25 pc. 104277476
  • Nicole™ Crafts Wiggle Round Eyes 30 mm 12 pc. 104233384
  • Nicole™ Crafts Wood Dowel 1/8 inch x 12 inch 104146920
  • Princeton Artist Brush Co. Brush Select Synthetic Script Liner 1 104464197
  • Nicole™ Crafts Dual Temperature Trigger Glue Gun 104180411
  • Princeton Artist Brush Co. Brush Synthetic Bristle Flat 2 104464400
  • Princeton Artist Brush Co. Brush Synthetic Bristle Flat 12 104464395
  • Surebonder All Purpose Stik Glue Sticks 4 inch 50 pc. 104737928
  • Small Saw
  • Ruler