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For Kids, Painting 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!

For Kids, Painting January 5, 2018

Coffee Filter Snowflakes with Watercolors

This coffee filter snowflake project is perfect for the winter season.  While Santa Claus and Christmas trees are only appropriate in December these snowflakes celebrate the beauty of the entire winter season!  Coffee filters plus watercolors paints or even plain old food coloring will get you started!

For Kids, Paper Arts November 28, 2017

Winter Collage- MIxed Media Possibilities

   This mixed media winter 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! 

Drawing, For Kids, Painting November 9, 2017

Paint with Markers- Pine Tree Step by Step Tutorial

I’m all for free form, creative process art. In fact most of my lessons are very open ended.   But I also believe it’s good for kids to learn some basic tools or skills that they can then use in their own art in their own way.  This pine tree tutorial includes a few simple directed drawing steps plus the fun addition of color using the super simple (and not messy) paint with markers technique.

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