Gift guide for artistic kids (and adults). I’ve steered away from arty kits towards more open ended high quality materials and interesting toys with an artistic twist.
Koi fish filmed in Hawaii inspire abstract art project for kids using watercolors. Realistic koi fish painting also provided.
Spring art project for kids if you want to use actual poppies. Otherwise, use this post to view poppy paintings by Emil Nolde and then paint with watercolor or watery acrylic. Images of poppies to inspire as well from my Pinterest board.
Learning to See art books are great for would be artists who are or were discouraged and require step by step instructions and exercises. In other words, for mere mortals who would like to create art.
For the first time it occurred to me that my fear of the blank page might be just that—a needless fear. So I began to read up on the teaching of drawing, and to experiment with my children. I discovered a lengthy list of worthy resources for parents and children alike.