Watercolor paints are some of the most accessible art materials out there. Any dollar store or grocery store carries them. Clean up is minimal. Two wins, right? What if I told you I have nine watercolor techniques for your kiddos to try that will bring new life to that tray of dried up watercolor paints? Explore texture and color through watercolor for kids!
I love snowflakes as a subject for art class first because they are so unique and intricate the possibilities are endless. Second, snowflakes are perfect for the winter season without being tied to holiday. Learn how to draw snowflake the easiest way ever in this snowflake drawing tutorial and enjoy them all winter long!
Ahhh, there’s something totally magical about snowflakes. It doesn’t matter how you feel about the general cold state of winter- if you slow down to look at an individual snowflake it’s a miraculous little work of art. Today we’re going to use wax paper cut snowflakes to make amazing prints in watercolor- catching all the little details!
I’m not a baker but I do appreciate a good cookie decorating video. They’re mesmerizing, am I right? This watercolor resist spiderweb painting uses a traditional cookie decorating technique to create a glue spiderweb perfect for painting over.
I believe in making art out of what’s available, using what you have. In Ohio right now we have an abundance of leaves. It’s green everywhere. Although this lushness won’t last forever while it’s here it’s pretty awesome and using the greenery to make more beautiful art just seems natural. All you need for these leaf mandala prints is some pretty little leaves and some watercolor paints!
The intricacies and beauty found in nature are hard for artists of any age to replicate. Through some simple color washes and careful placement this easy leaf printing process creates some of the most intricate and interesting artwork that we have made in ages.