How to Tie Dye Easter Eggs with Brush Pens

How to Dye Eggs using Brush PensI love looking for fun ways to dye Easter eggs. And it’s always a plus when you find another use for art supplies that you already have on hand. After recently using my Tombow Dual Tip Brush pens to create some pretty watercolor backgrounds for my mandalas, I thought that the same technique might also work to tie dye Easter eggs. Turns out it does work and the results are stunning.

How to Dye Eggs using Brush PensSUPPLIES for Tie Dying Easter eggs with Brush Pens (affiliate links provided for your convenience)

DIRECTIONS for Tie Dying Easter eggs with Brush Markers – There are 2 different techniques.

Watch the video and then see the step by step direction below:

Technique 1: How to Tie Dye Easter Eggs using a Sandwich Bag with Brush Pens

  • Step 1: Pick 3-5 brush pen colors.
  • Step 2: Start with your first color and color in a small section on top of the sandwich bag. Add each color underneath. How to Tie Dye Eggs using Brush Pens
  • Step 3: Lightly spray water over the sandwich bag.
  • Step 4: Wrap the sandwich bag around the egg.
  • Step 5: Spread the color using your fingers over the sandwich bag.
  • Step 6: Placed your egg on a drying rack or in an egg carton to dry.

Technique 2: How to Tie Dye Easter eggs by Drawing on the Egg

  • Step 1: Start with pink and draw a rainbow around the egg using your brush pens (pink, orange, yellow, green, blue, purple)
  • Step 2: Using a spray bottle, lightly spray water onto the egg.
  • Step 3: Turn the egg and spray lightly on the other side.
  • Step 4: Place egg on a drying rack or upright in a carton to dry.

How to Tie Dye Easter eggs using Brush Pens Now that you have some beautiful tie dye backgrounds, there are so many different ways to add decorations to your eggs. I used my simple black Posca Paint Marker to add mandala doodle designs.

Easter egg Mandala Doodles Easter egg Mandala DoodlesI also added temporary tattoos. Check out my post with the full directions and links to my favorite temporary tattoos here.Temporary Tattoo Easter eggs

I’d love to see what you come up with. Come show me your pretty tie dye Easter eggs on Instagram @Colormadehappy or Facebook!

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