Bird Art

Bird Art Cover

What you need:Bird Art
• Paper
• Watercolor
• Sharpie

What you do:
• Draw the poles and the wires with a black sharpie.
• Dip a finger in the paint.
• Make finger prints in different colors on the wires.
• Draw the rest of the birds with the sharpie.

Chalk Art

Chalk art

What you need:
• Corn starchChalk Art1
• Water
• Baking Soda
• Food Coloring
• Film Canisters
• Alka-Seltzer
• Paper

What you do:chalk Art2
• Mix together 1/3 part corn starch, 1/3 part soda, and 1/3 part water.
• Fill each film canister 1/3 of the way with the mixture.
• Add few drops of food coloring, mix.
• Take one alka-seltzer tablet and break it into 3-4 pieces.
• Drop the pieces into the canister, and then quickly pop the top on and flip the canister over.
• Stand back and enjoy the art.
• The film canister will fly through the air like a rocket, leaving beautiful art behind.

Egg Art

Egg Art Cover

What you need:Egg Art1
• Emptied eggshells
• Paint
• Canvas

What you do:
•F ill the eggs with paint.
• Toss the eggs to the canvas.
• Let the masterpiece dry.
• Display.

Painting Peony

Peony painting cover

peony

Bok Choy Roses

Bok Choy Roses cover

What you need:Bok Choy Roses
• Canvas
• Paint
• Bok Choy
• Cutting board
• Knife
•  Brush

What you do:
• Using the knife, cut off the bottom of the bok choy.
• The bok choy leaves  can be saved to make a dinner. (The closer to the bottom you cut, the tighter the “rose petals” will be.)
• Paint the back ground.
• Let it dry.
• Use the  brush to apply a light coating of paint to the cut side of the bok choy.
• Use this as a stamp to make roses on the canvas.
• Use green paint and the paint brush to make rose stems and leaves.
• When finished, wash off the paint from the bok choy and compost it.
• Let you artwork dry.
• Display!

Heart Stamp

Heart Stamp Cover

What you need:Heart stamp
•  Paper
• Acrylic Paints
• Potato
• Heart shaped cookie cutter
• Small, sharp pairing knife

What you do:
• Cut the potato in half near the widest portion.
• Using the small heart shaped cookie cutter, insert it into the potato until the top is flush with the flat end of the potato.
• Using a small sharp pairing knife, cut into the potato about 1/4 of an inch down until you feel your knife touch the cookie cutter.
• Continue cutting all the way around the potato until the waste is easily removed.
• Start stamping the hearts!

Crazy Love

Crazy Love Cover

What you need:Crazy Love 1
• Paper
• Black marker
• Watercolor
• Brush
• Straw

What you do:Crazy Love 2
• Draw the head of you figure, leaving enough space for the hair.
• Place a big drop of paint on the sheet with a brush.
• Take the straw and blow the paint towards the desired direction.
• Let it dry.
• Display.

3D Heart

3D Heart Cover

What you need:3D Heart
• Egg carton
• Paint (white and red)
• Canvas
• Glue
• Scissors
• Brush

What you do:3D Heart 2
• Paint the egg carton white.
• Let it dry.
•  Cut  apart egg carton sections.
• Trim evenly.
• Glue the sections to the canvas.
• Let it dry.
• Color everything red.
• Let it dry.
• Display.

Handprint Swans

Handprint Swans Cover

What you need:Handprint Swans
• Canvas
• Paint
• Brush
• Hands

What you do:
• Paint the canvas (make the background).
• Let it dry.
• Paint hands.
• Press the hands on the canvas. (Fingers need  to face outward, while the palm towards the center).
• Using a paint brush, fill in some spots of the handprints that didn’t really show up.
• Paint the necks of the swans in a heart shape.
• Let it dry.
• Paint the beak and the eyes.
•Let it dry completely.

Framed Pine Cones

Framed Pine Cones

What you need:Pinecone Art
• Pine cones
• Tacky glue
• Ribbon
• Frame
• Scissors

What you do:
•  With the  frame on the table, arrange your pine cones and stagger the height.
• Measure how much ribbon you’ll need to reach the frame and then add 2″. cut a piece of ribbon for each pine cone.
• Glue one end of each strip of ribbon to a pine cone.
• Flip frame over so that the back of the frame is up.
• Make sure all pine cones are in place and place the ribbon under the frame.
• Run a small strip of tacky glue along the back of the frame where each end of the ribbon wraps around.
• Fold the ribbon ends over the adhesive and display!

Reindeer Art

Reindeer art cover

What you need:Reindeer art
• Canvas
• Acrylic Paint
• Feet
• Brush
• Sharpie

What you do:
• Brush  paint onto the  foot and press the foot gently on to the canvas.
• Let it dry.
• Draw or paint the antlers.
• Draw the eyes.
• Paint the nose.

Native Americans

Native Americans cover

What you need:Native Americans
• canvas
• paints
• brush
• black sharpie

What you do:
•  Painting the palm area of the  hands a tan color leaving a strip at the top of the palm unpainted.
• Paint each finger a different color; these are the feathers.
• Press the handprint down.
• Let it dry.
• Using the sharpie, finish the Native Americans.