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February 8, 2019

Permanent Marker Color Bursts on Fabric

Simple bits of color turn into vibrant radial designs using this little permanent marker trick on any cotton fabric item- think t-shirts, wall hangings, tea towels.  This Sharpie tie dye method is an easy and fun alternative to traditional tie dye!

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?

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