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Art Project for Kids: How to Paint like Jackson Pollock

February 24, 2013 by  
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Art Project for Kids: How to Paint like Jackson Pollock
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This art project is great to give our kids a very relaxing and fun art project: How to paint like Jackson Pollock. Jackson Pollock was an American artist who studied classical drawing and composition, but he felt traditional painting was very static, and he needed action. So developed his own technique: “action painting.”  

Art Project for Kids: How to Make a 3D Collage

February 21, 2013 by  
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Art Project for Kids: How to Make a 3D Collage
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As one of our collage series, our project today is How to Make a 3D Collage, and our guest artist is the American sculpture Louise Nevelson. She created her monochromatic sculptures using wood and found objects. Making a collage during the long summer months, on a rainy day, or when they are tired or sick, [...]

Art Project for Kids: How to Make a Tissue Paper Collage

February 13, 2013 by  
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Art Project for Kids: How to Make a Tissue Paper Collage
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This project came out so beautiful. The tissue paper collage is very easy to make even for the little ones. We decided to make a self-portrait, and the final results were amazing, they look like stain glass windows. How you do make a tissue paper collage? It is very easy, materials are always handy and [...]

Art Project for Kids: How to make a Fabric Collage

February 12, 2013 by  
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Art Project for Kids: How to make a Fabric Collage
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Making a Fabric collage with children is a lot of fun. When we think about making a collage, we usually give them colored paper, magazines and old pictures, but we rarely use fabric. A few months ago, I thought about introducing the children to sewing, but I was afraid they might pinch themselves with the [...]

Art Techniques for Kids: History of Collage

February 6, 2013 by  
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Art Techniques for Kids: History of Collage
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The History of Collage is almost as old as paper. But for hundreds of years it was not considered an art technique. It was used for decoration or to make crafts. During the 20th century the cubist painters Georges Braque and Pablo Picasso, rediscovered the process and used it for their artwork. This technique is [...]

Art Project for Kids: How to make Ice Sculptures

February 5, 2013 by  
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Art Project for Kids: How to make Ice Sculptures
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Today we are going to learn how to make ice sculptures. These ephemeral sculptures are so precious that children have a hard time understanding they cannot come inside the house.  Each one of the pieces is different and it is always a surprise. Do you think making ice sculptures was an activity only for very skilled [...]

Art Project for Kids: How to Make an Icicle

February 5, 2013 by  
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Art Project for Kids: How to Make an Icicle
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Today we will be learning How to Make an Icicle. Good Morning Children and Parents. I will be sharing with you a very fun and beautiful winter project. Do you know it is possible to make an icicle? Since I love very much going out in the cold to photograph icicles, I thought it would [...]