50/50 Project: Hidden Message Wall Art
Incorporate hidden messages, revealed only with a black light, into modern wall art.
(3) 2' × 3' frames
(3) pieces of heavy paper, cut to fit within the frames
UV ink pens
Wide artist brush
Battery-powered black light
- Use painter’s tape to create shapes such as squares, triangles or circles on the heavy paper
- Write personal messages with UV ink within each shape
- Use black paint to outline each shape
- Allow paint to dry and remove tape
- Insert the heavy paper into a frame and hang
- Use the black light to reveal the hidden messages
Note: A hatbox can be used to create the outline of a large circle.