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June 11, 2018

Recycled Rainbow Color Wheel

It can be easy to look right past everyday materials that have great potential as art materials.  This rainbow color wheel collage activity uses recycled magazine pages as a color source.  Unusual?  Maybe, but also perfect!  They’re readily available, free, and come in a thousand colors!

May 21, 2018

Paper Weaving- an Introduction

Paper weaving is a simple and inexpensive way to teach young kids the basics of weaving.  This can be a tricky skill to teach (and learn) but starting with a few simple tips will help your young artist to be successful!

January 15, 2018

Snowflake Art- Five Bright & Cheery Ways to Celebrate Winter

Christmas is over but here in the Midwest we still have a lot of winter left.  A lot.  Rather than grumble about the cold temps and slushy roads let’s celebrate winter by making snowflake art.  Check out these five different ways and different materials to make some brilliant snowflakes of your own!

November 28, 2017

Mixed Media Winter Collage

   This mixed media collage provides experience with watercolor techniques, tearing, cutting, gluing, and printmaking.  Layering all of these processes into one artwork creates a finished artwork that looks more sophisticated than any of the simple parts of which it’s made! 

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