Go mad for this ink & water art featuring the Cheshire Cat from Alice in Wonderland.

What You’ll Need

  • Cardstock paper for template
  • Scissors
  • Pencil
  • Tape
  • Watercolor paper
  • Small bowl of water
  • Ink brush
  • Ink
  • Marker

How To Make It

  1. Download and print template onto cardstock paper. Carefully cut out.
  2. Place the Cheshire Cat body template on watercolor paper and trace around the edge with pencil.
  3. Tape the face of the Cheshire Cat onto the watercolor paper and use pencil to sketch in remaining details.
  4. Dip paintbrush into water and carefully add stripes to the Cheshire Cat.
  5. Drop a small amount of ink onto each water stripe and see the magic as the ink moves through the water.
  6. Carefully add in any remaining details with marker. Set aside to dry.


All cutting should be done by an adult. Make sure to keep ink and water art on a flat surface until completely dry.

Posted 4 years Ago
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