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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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“One Artist Changes His Art & Saves His Life” Interview, Video and Discount Codes!

natural Eaerth Paints Wins 2016 Cribsie Awards!

“One Artist Changes His Art & Saves His Life” Interview, Video and Discount Codes!

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Aboriginal Ochre

The Aboriginal Ochre Wars There was a time when all of Australia was a network of trading posts. And good ochre was one of the most prized items to trade. “Wilga Mia” in Western Australia is one of the most sacred ochre mines on the continent. If viagra online canada you want to collect any […]

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Natural Earth Paint Introduces Non-Toxic Paint Thinner!!

The Story of Eco-Solve

“When I began this journey of completely non-toxic oil painting 5 years ago, with a little baby in my belly, the only missing link in my artistic process was a completely non-toxic paint thinner. Like most artists, I liked to start a painting with a thin wash of color, then an under-painting, and also lots of drips and splatters (which I always had accomplished using toxic solvents in the past). I searched and searched and found a few natural brush cleaner options but never a high quality paint thinner. So for several years, I resorted to using water soluble oil paints (which aren’t natural and the toxicity is questionable). UNTIL this year! I am personally so excited to offer this product to all artists to make your art process 100% Non-toxic, natural, archival, AND professional quality!” -Leah Mebane, Co-owner & Artist

Recent 40″ x 40″

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Eco Oil Painting Tutorial Video

I’ve recently recorded an 8 minute video of me explaining how to eliminate all toxins from your oil painting practice. There will be tips and techniques and info on how to use only natural materials (nothing synthetic or petroleum based). Enjoy!

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Leah Mebane Announces New Videos, Winter Studio Sale and Holiday Discount on Earth Paints!

Blue Throat, by Leah Fanning Mebane

News and updates from Leah’s studio include 2 new videos about painting with non-toxic Earth Paints for adults and for children, a non-toxic gesso recipe, a link to an online seminar on getting your own magazine feature article, a studio sale of her beautiful abstracts in oil, and a holiday discount on all her Earth Paint Products! Please read on…

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VIDEO: Artist Leah Fanning Mebane

Leah Fanning Mebane Painting

A video introduction to artist Leah Fanning Mebane and her abstract paintings.

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Balancing Family and a Creative Business

I’ve just been interviewed by the great blog “Creative with Kids” with great questions including How do you balance family & business? What inspired you to start this business? How do you balance your creative side with all the linear, fine-detail stuff that comes with running a business? and more….. How do you balance your […]

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Natural Art Projects & Materials

The beautiful art that was created in my latest “Nature Art Class” was pretty amazing. Especially considering they used natural plant stalks as paint brushes and celery and potatoes as printing devices. See their creations below!

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“Non-toxic Painting” Article in Artists and Illustrators Magazine

Click image to read my latest article in Artists & Illustrators Magazine’s May 2012 issue. Non-toxic Painting – An Eco Oil Painting Guide

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