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Make your own photo canvas prints to save money.

Stretch Your Dollar: DIY Instagram Canvas Prints

Make your own photo canvas prints to save money.

Faux stained glass created from acrylic paint and school glue!

Faux Stained Glass

Creating a stained glass look using acrylic paint and white and clear school glue. An easy craft that even a child can do.

Glue Art on Canvas with Watercolor Paint

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…

The 7 steps to perfect Mod Podging - every time!

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 galaxies can be so relaxing and great activity to do with your kiddos! Check out my new watercolor galaxy class just for kids!
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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

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 …

Blending colored pencils with baby oil

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…

Paint scraping for backgrounds

Bonne Année 2013 - Léon, pas sur les murs !

Léon vous souhaite une très bonne année 2013 de créativité. Il a réalisé des petites cartes de voeux à la manière de RICHTER.. ...

Intro to pastels for kids: blending with oil pastels.  I teach blending, but have never offered an activity sheet to practice like this... It make be very useful for differentiation, to help students that may otherwise struggle with understanding blending. It could also act as a means of assessment to gauge their understanding.

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

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 […]

DIY Scratch Art Paper - It's super easy and you can make it in any color and pattern you can think of. KIDS LOVE IT!

DIY Scratch Art

DIY Scratch Art Paper - It's super easy and you can make it in any color and pattern you can think of. KIDS LOVE IT!

DIY Puffy Paint for Kids - Homemade Recipe and Kids Art Activity

DIY Puffy Paint for Kids

DIY Puffy Paint for Kids - Homemade Recipe and Kids Art Activity

Here's how to use shaving cream and food coloring to make DIY Marbled Paper for a fun and easy craft project!

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!

Chalk pastels alone are a really fun supply but when you mix pastels with water you are able to use them in a totally different way! Wh...

mixing pastels and water

Chalk pastels alone are a really fun supply but when you mix pastels with water you are able to use them in a totally different way! Wh...

How to Turn Markers into Watercolors.

Kids Watercolor Painting With Markers

How to Turn Markers into Watercolors.