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January 9, 2019

Woven Watercolor Hearts

\These woven watercolor hearts are an artsy take on traditional woven Swedish hearts. Enjoy the process of watercolors and then use the printable heart template to start weaving!

September 13, 2018

Fall Art Projects-Fall Crafts from Nature

When I think of traditional fall art projects I think of handprint trees, pumpkins on a fence, and a limited palette of warm “fall” colors.  The fall crafts below aren’t traditional in that sense but they do celebrate the best the season has to offer!

August 12, 2018

Abstract Watercolor Painting-Easy Abstract Art for KIds

 I just love this easy abstract art idea for kids.  No pressure to make a piece of art look “real” or like a neighbor’s artwork.  Creating a piece of art that doesn’t have to look like anything in particular is a joy at any age!  This super simple abstract watercolor painting process produces can’t fail, brilliant results!

July 21, 2018

Color in Art-12 Creative Learning Activities

Teaching color in art is a basic elementary feat, right?  Learning colors is done in pre-school, kindergarten, and of course, art class.  What if we took it a step further and didn’t just teach the colors but also the color families, and how to make secondary and primary colors, and how the colors relate to one another?

June 10, 2018

Paper Towel Painting and Patterning

I adore art projects that use household materials in new ways.  This paper towel painting lesson does just that.  A little marker and a few watercolors and you won’t even recognize that paper towel!

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