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September 5, 2019

Rainbow Leaf Prints- with Washable Marker

Rainbow anything is beautiful but these leaf prints combine the colors of the rainbow with the delicate details of leaves for a finished product you just want to keep looking at!  Whether you use this project as an opportunity to talk about the colors of the rainbow or focus on the sensory aspect of coloring on leaves- it’s a winner!

August 28, 2019

Leaf Mandala Printing with Watercolor Paints

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! 

June 15, 2019

Pet Portraits- Bold Marker Prints

These pet portraits use a simple printmaking technique to produce simple but realistic black and white print of your pet, or any subject you choose!  Add bright color with a washable markers or crayons for a pop art look!

May 9, 2019

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.

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!

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