• 1 cup plain wheat flour
  • 1 1/2 cups cold water
  • 4 cups boiling water
  • 1 tablespoon glycerin
  • Food coloring or powdered paint pigment


  1. Blend the flour in enough cold water to make a smooth paste
  2. Boil 4 cups water
  3. Stir the boiled water into the paste, until the mixture is translucent
  4. Stir in glycerin, and allow to cool
  5. Once cooled, pour the mixture into separate containers
  6. Mix in food coloring or powdered paint pigment (see instructions on”Picture Perfect Watercolors” page for color mixing ideas)