In olden days, the art of finger painting was popular in China, Europe and America. It was rediscovered in the recent past and became one of the popular techniques of painting. Today, this art form is practiced by amateur as well as professional artists the world over.
The colors used for finger painting can be prepared from different kinds of materials. Liquid starch, shaving cream and flour-water mixture are some of the commonly used materials for making finger paints. Finger painting colors sold in the market generally come in pots; children find it easy to use colors from pot-shaped containers for painting with fingers.(arthearty)