Watercolor Fun for Beginners : Gradients

This summer I am sharing THIRTY videos all about learning how to use watercolor. Subscribe on YouTube here. They are perfect for all ages, and make a great family activity or something to keep kids busy for a few minutes so you can think your own uninterrupted thoughts for a bit 🙂 Find the whole series here. Today’s video is […]

Watercolor Fun for Beginners Series

Get ready to have so much fun creating with watercolor this summer! I will be sharing three videos a week for TEN weeks this summer! Subscribe on YouTube here. This page contains the master list of all the videos for the whole series. Click on the image below to go to the individual video page for each project. Each of […]

Watercolor Fun for Beginners : Magic Circles

This summer I am sharing THIRTY videos all about learning how to use watercolor. Subscribe on YouTube here. They are perfect for all ages, and make a great family activity or something to keep kids busy for a few minutes so you can think your own uninterrupted thoughts for a bit 🙂 Find the whole series here. Next up: Magic […]

Henri Matisse: Art for Kids

I enjoy teaching kids’ art camps during the summer months.  I generally have a class of 4-7 year olds and a class of 8+ year olds.  Each session is once a week for 4 weeks and I usually have two sessions during the summer. Over the next several weeks, I’ll share what we’re covering in class here in case they […]

Watercolor Art Journal With Kids

The kids and I made simple, but high-impact sketchbook pages this week.  This project is excellent for playing with watercolors. Use it to practice blending colors, or try out other watercolor techniques on a small scale. (Sprinkle salt over the squares after you’ve painted them, color with white crayons before you paint, etc.)  We kept our pages simple and didn’t […]

Art Journaling with Kids: Doodle on Photographs

I’ve had the pleasure over the past few months to host and art camp for kids in our home.  It was an amazing experience and combined two of the things I love most: art and kids.  We had a blast making different projects each week and learning all sorts of techniques, from watercolor (definitely the hardest to teach!) to acrylics […]

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