Watercolor collage painting. Who can see the giraffe? I absolutely love what this child created!
After doing a demonstration on how to use the watercolor pallet correctly, a child created this masterpiece! Here are a few tips to tell the children: 1. The biggest secret to a great watercolor painting is clean water! 2. The second biggest secret is to never mix the color on the color pallet, it makes… Continue reading Abstract Watercolor Painting
I absolutely love this child's creation of a house! Lovely! Watercolor pencils were used.
After creating his watercolor painting, this child mounted it on cardboard and then asked to have different earthy objects glue-gunned on to accent the frame. He was quite pleased with his work, and rightfully so!
Color and movement are created with fabrics, coffee beans, beads, and leaves along with paper and paint. This piece speaks of cosy home in the mist of rainforest. Who can see the toucan sitting on a branch or the wind blowing? Oh what fun she had!
This child used a board of wood as the ground. Cardboard was then asked to be glue-gunned into place to create walls. Here the child created a table using toothpicks and cardboard. He used large seed pods, rice, coffee beans, moss and stones as accent pieces and his roof is made of burlap. His tiki… Continue reading A Jungle Home
By simply using their thumbs to flatten out the clay, beautiful mugs were created! Once they air dried, this child painted hers with watercolors and then asked to have glass beads glue-gunned onto her mug to make it fit for a princess!
Here cardboard was used to create walls, and then the rice paper and fabric was used to covered them. The floors were tiled and a table was constructed using beads along with two more tiles, this time they were shiny! Cut fabric created an entrance and large wooden beads added the necessary pots and sculptural… Continue reading A Jungle Home
Here is a simple little scene the children really loved. The tree is made of split lentils and then some tiny beads were sprinkled on top to brighten the color. Beads really add a great dimension. Not only do they add strong color, they also help create a story. Buttons add great movement and toothpicks… Continue reading Americana Collage
Celebrate America with a fun art project- creating an Americana scene using squares, triangles, circles and rectangles. Just watercolor the landscape and then add the shapes using paste. We will be adding texture to the road by gluing sand! I'm excited!