Glue Art on Canvas with Watercolors
We've been experimenting with various glue effects on canvas with watercolor art. The first was an accident, really. The girls and I each made a collage with small items such as buttons, beads, paper butterflies, etc. After the glue was dry, Daphne and I painted our canvases with liquid watercolor paint. And the glue concentrated the color rather than resisting it. In working with glue on paper, I had come to expect glue to act as a resist. But on canvas it was doing the opposite. Why? When…
How to Decoupage: 7 Steps to Perfect Mod Podging
Do you want to learn how to decoupage the right way? This tutorial shows you the seven most important steps to Mod Podging correctly!
Watercolor galaxy for kids
Watercolor galaxies can be so relaxing and great activity to do with your kiddos! Check out my new watercolor galaxy class just for kids!
30 Super Cool Art Techniques for Kids
Looking for some super cool and unique art projects for kids? Here’s 30 art techniques your kids are sure to go crazy for! You’ll find art activities using all kinds of fun materials like sandpaper, Sharpies, plastic bottle caps and more. Follow our Art for Kids Pinterest board for even more ideas! My kids absolutely …
Tutorial : Blending colored pencils with baby oil
Hello all! I have been experimenting with a new techique for using colored pencils. I was doing research about how to blend them and found lots of info on using Gamsol or Odorless Mineral Spirits (OMS). The one thing that bothered me was that it has toxic fumes - even if you can't smell it as stongly as other thinners like turpintine. So, I was on a hunt to find something non-toxic as possible. I found a few links that said they had used baby oil - hummm... smells good... used on baby's…
Intro To Pastels For Kids: How To Blend With Oil Pastels - Art For Kids Hub -
Fun and quick how to blend with oil pastels tutorial for kids! Watch the short video, and download the free printable activity.
7 Deceptively Simple Watercolor Techniques that Will Amaze Your Students - The Art of Education University
Watercolor paint is by far my favorite medium in my classroom. The versatility, approachability, inexpensive cost and ease of clean-up make watercolor a sure bet for such a wide variety of projects. However, there is one thing that takes this fabulous medium to a level of unmatched proportions — mixing it with common household materials. From […]
How to Marble Paper Using Shaving Cream (FUN Craft Idea!) - Hip2Save
Here's how to use shaving cream and food coloring to make DIY Marbled Paper for a fun and easy craft project!