50/50 Project: Hidden Message Wall Art

Incorporate hidden messages, revealed only with a black light, into modern wall art.

50/50 Project: Hidden Message Wall Art

Incorporate hidden messages, revealed only with a black light, into modern wall art.

Difficulty: Easy

Materials
(3) 2' × 3' frames
(3) pieces of heavy paper, cut to fit within the frames
Painter’s tape
Ruler
UV ink pens
Plate
Wide artist brush
Black paint
Cardboard
Pencil
Battery-powered black light

Steps
  1. Use painter’s tape to create shapes such as squares, triangles or circles on the heavy paper
  2. Note: A hatbox can be used to create the outline of a large circle.




  3. Write personal messages with UV ink within each shape



  4. Use black paint to outline each shape



  5. Allow paint to dry and remove tape

  6. Insert the heavy paper into a frame and hang

  7. Use the black light to reveal the hidden messages