Tag Archives: Visual Arts

Making Art a Family Event, Part 1

A friend of mine told me that she had bought a few canvas’ (6’X30′) from our local Kensington Art Supply store. She was looking to have her son (5 yrs.) paint the canvas’ so that she had a personal, yet … Continue reading

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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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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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