Mug Painting

This section of the website contains experiments which you can try at home. We have tried to design these experiments so that you are likely to have the necessary equipment at home. We have also recommended places to buy the equipment if you do not already have it.

The experiments are based around pigments. Pigments are small coloured particles which are insoluble in water. This means they do not dissolve, unlike sugar which seems to disappear when you add it to water. For most of these experiments you can use your own pigments. These are available from art shops or on-line.

The experiments you can try are

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