Browsing Category

For Kids

November 26, 2018

The Easiest Way to Draw a Snowflake- DIY Watercolor Snowflakes

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!

November 13, 2018

Recycled Paper Christmas Trees

If your house is anything like mine there are stacks of old kid’s artwork lying around.  Frame it, photograph it, have it printed on coaster?? There is no end to ways to commemorate your kiddos creativity but I love using it to make new artwork!  Use old art work or any colorful paper to create this paper Christmas tree craft perfect for holiday cards!  

October 28, 2018

8 Unique Oil Pastel Techniques for Kids

If you only had five dollars to spend on art supplies for your kiddo and asked me what to spend it on I wouldn’t have to think very long.  Oil pastels.  Those are the supply I would pick.  Here I list a few oil pastel techniques that are just my favorite ways to use oil pastels with kids.  They’re bright, and beautiful, and so fun!  Join me!

October 17, 2018

Leaf Printing- Stunning Watercolor Botanical Prints

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.

October 7, 2018

Color Mixing Chart- Six Printable Pages for Learning About Colors

I love introducing kids to the world of color.  The names of colors are just the beginning.  I’m talking how to mix colors to make new colors, the relationships between colors, and even the idea that color can induce an emotional response.  These color mixing charts are an easy way to introduce lots of color concepts in an easy, hands on way.

1 2 3 4 5 14