Easy how-to paint a field of sunflowers . Stamping and painting for kids. Fall arts and crafts landscape projects

Easy Field Of Sunflowers Painting

 This weekend I took my daughter and my niece apple picking. Alongside the rows of apple trees were sunflowers as far as the eye could see. Those pretty sunflowers were the inspiration for our latest landscape painting. This field of sunflowers is perfect for the fall, super easy to make and looks just beautiful. Get your […]

Monet Inspired Sponge Painting. Bridge Over A Pond Of Water Lilies inspired impressionism art for kids. Artist inspired arts and crafts ideas

Monet Inspired Sponge Painting

My daughter and I love the famous artists. We also love playing around with different paint techniques. We combined the two for these Monet inspired landscape sponge paintings. The sponge created a wonderful backdrop for these impressionist style paintings. We chose Monet’s Water Lilies and Bridge Over a Pond of Water Lilies as our inspiration. […]

Wrapped yarn resist birch tree paintings for every season. Kids arts and crafts projects. Inspired by artist Gustav Klimt

Wrapped Yarn Resist Birch Tree Paintings

A while back my daughter and I had fun experimenting with yarn and canvas to create a few interesting pieces of abstract resist art. I stumbled across those pieces the other day and remembered how much fun they were to make. Looking at them, gave me idea. I love birch trees and thought that this […]

Glossy sugar painting sunflower for the fall - a beautiful painting technique. Kid's arts and crafts projects

Glossy Sugar Painting Sunflower

We love experimenting with different painting techniques. Recently, we played around with salt painting. The process was so cool and generated a lot of ooohs and ahhhs from my daughter. She loved the way the paint spread out quickly as it touched the salt. Today, we switched the salt for sugar. The technique and results […]

Salt and watercolor paintings. This is a cool process that the kids will love. Arts and crafts for kids

Watercolor and Salt Paintings

I love the reaction that occurs when you combine salt and watercolors. Salt paintings are a fun process that your kids will love. Try sprinkling salt on a freshly painted watercolor picture and see what happens. It is lovely. Another cool process is painting on the salt with watercolors. This is a messy process, but […]

Painting with make-up brushes. Process art projects for preschoolers and kids.

Painting With Make-up Brushes

Do not toss your old make-up brushes, use them to create something fun. My daughter loves trying to play with my make-up brushes. So she was excited when I treated myself to new make-up and brushes this week and set my old applicators and brushes aside for her. We thought that the applicators would be fun to […]