Art For Tweens

Art projects for kids 10-13 years. Approximately. These art projects are for kids to continue exploring more techniques and materials, and practice what they have already learned, plus tackle a few more challenging concepts in art.

6-9 year olds

Melting Beads to Make the Simplest Suncatchers …

Melting Beads for Suncatchers I did a search on melting beads and found soooo many different techniques, which made me realize there were lots of ways to do this. Also, it takes some trial and error. The following way-too-long post is an account…

6-9 year olds

Watercolor Collage Project For You to Just …

Watercolor can be intimidating when you’re not sure how to use it, and you’re envisioning creating a muddy mess on wrinkled paper. This approach to watercolor gives you the freedom to quickly splosh it around on a bunch of different…

6-9 year olds

A Quick and Simple (And Very Cool) …

This month I am counting down the weeks until my book is officially released all over the place. I decided to share with you 1 project a week for 4 weeks (that is 4 projects, in case you are mathematically…

6-9 year olds

Print Transfer Technique – Using Gel Medium

Print transfer is one of my favorite art techniques. Watching the image appear magically on another surface is insanely satisfying, and there are lots of techniques for print transfer, which make it all the more fun to experiment with. This time…

3d projects

Ridiculously Simple Faux Mosaic Animal Art

This is going to probably be like my shortest tutorial post because I only have 1 photo to show you, and it really is crazily, ridiculously easy to make. In fact, my Marine step daughter made this about 2 years…