6-9 year olds

From My Book: 1 Simple Drawing Game

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…

Art Projects For Kids

5 More Awesome DIY Lego Tables

DIY lego tables, dude. I think people love ’em, because my first 5 DIY Lego Tables post keeps popping up as one of my most popular. I think the idea of making  really cool table goes hand in hand with fostering the…

6-9 year olds

Art Technique: Pointillism

Have you ever pointilled? Pointed? Pointillised? I learned about this technique in high school when I chose to make an entire 18×24″ pointillism drawing of the crotch of some man wearing jeans that I found in a magazine. The, um,…

6-9 year olds

How to Make a Cool Bullseye Tangle …

Here’s a quick post about how to make a bullseye tangle (Zentangle ®) drawing. It’s more of a technique, really. It’s so easy and is based on the idea of mandalas, but without all the mathy rules that mandalas seem…

6-9 year olds

25 Acrylic Painting Techniques To Try With Kids

  Exploring acrylic painting techniques is a wonderful way to get used to the medium. Any time you play with an art material, you become more comfortable with it and you will approach future projects with confidence. Plus it’s just really, really…