Colourful nature wands
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Feathered Collages — decor8
Hello everyone! Please forgive me for disappearing from the blog but I've been tremendously busy between work and family, and wow, it's all so exciting... Where do I begin?!? I'm currently scheduling locations for book #4 and planning book #5, I'm planning several trips for this Fall, including one
Surrealist Collage Pattern Portraits
For our final work in our portrait unit, we completed a Surrealist-style collage drawing. We had previously spent a lot of time drawing realistic portraits and features so this time around we completely "cheated" with the face part of the work by starting with a magazine portrait (human or animal). This artwork was of great inspiration for us as well as the Surrealist work of Dali and Kahlo. I used the steps found here to build this lesson from. We used Crayola markers for the color wash in…
Here's a great way to repurpose styrofoam plates to use in monoprinting! Watch this video for ideas on how to make your own unique reusable designs for gel printing! It's fun turning styrofoam plates into reusable texture plates with your own designs! They're perfect for creating texture plates — especially for the small Gelli® plate sizes! Here's how: Place a styrofoam plate on a cutting surface and using an X-acto knife, cut some slivers or shapes from the plate. Remove them to create a…