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How to do Batik with Kids
During the school year I needed to find a kid friendly batik idea. I had done wax batik with kids before but it can be a bit difficult using hot wax. It also is not much fun having to iron away the wax with lots of newspaper. I had heard about glue batik with white glue but the results were disappointing. I stumbled on this blue glue idea and I LOVE IT!!! It is now the talk of the school because it is so user friendly. So lets get started: MATERIALS REQUIRED: - washable gel glue - wax paper…
open ~ paper bag inspiration booklet ~ Regina Lord of Creative Kismet
A few people asked if I would show how we made our caterpillar book. No problem, because the whole reason I started trying to figure it all out, was so that I could keep a little inspiration book in my … Continue reading →
Bookmaking With Children: Accordion Books
For the last couple of years, the school where I was teaching had an arts integration focus where we looking at creative ways to integrate art and writing for children. One thing that we did was a lot of bookmaking...
Children's Day - Koinobori Windsocks
May 5th is Kodomo no Hi or Children's Day in Japan. These Koinobori or flying carp windsocks are a great way to celebrate. I have 2 tutorials to share... the fabric version with the glue batik and a bit of sewing and a easier version using paper and pastel resist. So let's get started Fabric Version MATERIALS REQUIRED: some lightweight fabric, cotton works well Elmer's gel glue acrylic craft paint paintbrush sewing machine 12-14" length of wire pole...we used a natural bamboo garden stake…
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Free Math Videos The goal of Education Unboxed is to rethink the way we do education, challenge assumptions, and provide information to help people teach more effectively. We offer math tutoring help through lessons, activities and games in the free … Continue reading →
You probably know by now that I am completely obsessed with painting papers. This will be the third (and final) installment in my "painted love" series and I saved my favorite for last. I've tried a number of different techniques for marbling paper, but this one is my favorite. It's cheap, easy and (relatively) not messy. I start by pouring about an inch of liquid starch into an old 9"x12" pan. (The only place I can find my liquid starch is Walmart - in the laundry aisle. It's dirt cheap and…
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Botanical Letter Tutorial – The Postman's Knock
Learn how to draw a beautiful botanical letter, perfect for framing, gift-giving, weddings, and other assorted projects.
Watercolor Flower Bouquet
Learn how to paint watercolor flowers with delicate petals, bold blossoms and dramatic light! Explore color theory with fun exercises in mixing hues to convey mood, and create a monochromatic study to hone your skills in depicting lifelike value and depth. Discover compositional strategies for a scene that engages your viewer, and begin painting with fluid transparent washes. Use wet-on-wet blending to build layers of jewel-toned petals, and apply the drybrush technique for detail and…
Craft Classes & Workshops - What will you make today?
Creativebug offers online video arts and crafts workshops and techniques. Learn how to paint, knit, crochet, sew, screen print, and more.
The Ultimate DIY Modern Calligraphy Starter Kit – The Postman's Knock
Skip the pre-made calligraphy pen kits, and assemble your own -- much, much better --DIY modern calligraphy starter kit. You'll be glad that you did!