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Earth Day DIY Crafts & Eco Tips for Artists

Earth Day DIY Crafts & Eco Tips for Artists

We Love Earth Day! Thank you for being a part of the solution and using natural art supplies that don’t poison our water supply, our bodies or the Earth! We encourage all of our supporters to pick one environmental organization to donate to this week! Our favorites are listed at the end of this email.

Beautiful Marbled Paper is a fun and easy craft but it usually involves synthetic or chemical ingredients. We’ve created an all natural, plant-based technique. Check it out!

DIY Natural Marbled Paper for Earth Day

EARTH DAY CONTEST!

Enter for a chance to win one Earth Flags Craft Kit! CONTEST will run from April 16th – 19th! CONTEST RULES:

Go to TWITTER Like, Retweet, and Reply to the Earth Flag post telling us your favorite thing about nature. One random winner chosen on

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Dragonfly Designs West

“Save Our Oceans” Series of Paintings on Silk Depict Endangered Marine Species

Judy Elliott, the talented Grants Pass silk artist behind Dragonfly Designs West, responded to Art Presence Art Center‘s call for member art in May 2014’s “The Sea, the Ocean” theme with a new series of gorgeous handpainted silk wall art depicting endangered marine life. We’ve watched her work undergo several evolutions over that past few years, and this could be the most detailed and artistic work we’ve seen from her yet!

Elliott, a native of Hawaii, is a natural to step forward as a voice for the world’s oceans. Growing up with many of the species of marine life she has showcased in her paintings, she has witnessed the ocean’s decline in her lifetime. This series of paintings reflects her deep concerns about the pollution contributing to loss of habitat and other life threatening issues arising primarily from

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