Archive for October, 2011

Yarn Words

Monday, October 10th, 2011

Artwork by Betsey McLawhorn Level: 2 Time Frame: 45 – 60 minutes Goals: To create a positive word that encourages or inspires you that you can hang or give as a gift. To explore other ways to use yarn. Materials: Pipe cleaners Yarn Scissors Steps: Choose a positive word or a word that is important […]

Tissue Paper Collage with Printed Animals

Monday, October 10th, 2011

Duck Pond by Annie Rogers Skill Level: 2-5 Time Frame: 45min-1 hour Goals To learn about stamp making by creating our own Styrofoam stamps. To experiment with tissue paper as a collage element. To combine the above techniques to create an original unique work of art. Materials Styrofoam Trays or Scratch Foam Pieces Pencil Scissors […]

Spider Web Monoprints

Monday, October 10th, 2011

Spider in Web by Annie Rogers Skill Level: 2-5 Time Frame: 30-45 Minutes + Drying Time Goals To learn about and experiment with the process of making a monoprint. To learn about paint mixing a marbleizing. To use different printing techniques to create papers for a unique collage. Materials Plexiglass (at least 8X10) Block Printing […]

Felt Bead Jewelry

Monday, October 10th, 2011

Felt bead bracelet and pendant by Annie Rogers Skill Level: 3-5 Time Frame: 30-45 minutes Goals To learn and practice the wet felting technique. To use a simple technique to create a unique, wearable work of art. Materials Wool Roving (several colors) Plastic bin or bowl Dish Soap Warm water Small Hand Towel or Washcloth […]