Monthly Archives: April 2012

Pet Portrait Printmaking

Printmaking with Squares, Circles and Triangles. Sound familiar? A dabber is a thin piece of mat board dipped into the glue and dabbed onto the cardboard shape then stuck to the 8X10 piece of mat board. That is someone’s pet … Continue reading

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Frame Handmade Clay Tiles

Display your 3D Art These sweet handmade tiles are mounted onto a black board and then set into a large classic black frame with blue.  Framing adds a sense of importance to the art and makes it easy to permanently … Continue reading

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Clay Day!

Clay is so much fun! The sculpting with tools and the creation of objects adults would never think of, WOW these kids had fun. Before we begin the pinch pots, animal sculptures and the pancake imprints, you must know the … Continue reading

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Drawing on Suede mat board with chalk Pastel

Suede Mat Board is a fabric on top of a 4 ply paper board, the colours are numerous and some have an embossed design. The texture is smooth, soft to touch and can hold the dust of chalk pastel so … Continue reading

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Colour and light with children

Primary Colours in small glass jars Yellow & Blue make Green Blue & Red make Purple Yellow & Red make Orange Next – Shade & Tint How do we make Pink? How do we make Brown? How do we make … Continue reading

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Printmaking with; Squares, Circles and Triangles.

Supplies;     Newspaper, Mat board, printing paper, acrylic paint, glue, jars for the glue, glue dabbers, cardboard shapes, rolling-pin, brayer and a place to dry your prints. The process of gluing the shapes is so exciting that it became more important … Continue reading

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