Earth Art & Paint Summer Newsletter Children’s Earth Paint, not just for children! After teaching nature-inspired art classes over the past Summer, I’ve discovered that adults are having just as much fun with the water soluble Earth Paints as children! From making leaf print stationary and painting flower pots to decorating wooden frames and large garden rocks, the fun can be enjoyed by all ages.
Summer Art Project: Sea Shell Collages Have you ever wondered what you’ll do with that bag of shells that you’ve been collecting at beaches for years? Here ya go… 1. Paint shells with Earth Paints 2. Glue to a scrap piece of wood or stiff board in pretty patterns or in shape of animals, flowers, people, etc. * Toddler Option: Instead of gluing them down, let your toddler sort, arrange, and put them in different containers. My 2 ½ year old was occupied
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Michelle grew up in the Rogue Valley and after studying painting at Southern Oregon Art Academy headed straight to Seattle to pursue a career in art. Anderst uses her illustrative style to form fictional but plausible unions of biological and man-made structures on canvas. She spent her childhood poring over her fathers’ anatomy books and has since developed an intense passion for botany, neurology, entomology, evolution and oil paints. In Anderst’s paintings, anatomy and botany are stitched together with saturated color through comparisons of similar natural forms.
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Come see a sneak preview of some small earth pigment paintings at Bohemia Gallery in Ashland! It’s the annual mini-art show and will be up throughout December and January. Where: Bohemia Gallery: 552 A St. Ashland, OR All of my pieces were created with all natural, local, sustainable materials and pigments that I either collected [...]
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