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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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Earth Paints & Nature Art Class

We will celebrate Earth Day with an all natural earth art class. I will demonstrate how you can make your own earth paints from natural clay. And then we will paint smooth river rock stones and/or drift wood with earth paints. We’ll make eco stationary with leaf, veggie & flower prints and Native American paint […]

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Review of “Simple Pleasures” Eco Children’s Book

My children’s book, “Simple Pleasures”, just got its first review on Veg Books (which reviews only natural, animal friendly or vegetarian promoting books). The book features 24 original watercolor paintings of children enjoying themselves in nature with no plastic or batteries necessary. The book is now available for sale on my Earth Paints website $9.95 […]

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Happy Spring Equinox! News from Leah Fanning Mebane

Earth Paint makes great non-toxic egg coloring for Easter

Coloring and painting Easter eggs and making non-toxic Play Dough with natural Earth Paints, new works and more Spring updates from Leah’s Earth Art Studio!

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New Earth Paint Video

Watch the process of making earth oil paint from start (climbing a mountain) to finish (brushing paint on the canvas)!

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Nature Inspired Art Class for 8-13 year olds

Saturday March 17 10AM – 12 PM Go green” in the art studio for St. Patty’s Day and for the Earth and learn how to make earth paints from natural pigments and colored clay. Create your own brushes from plant stalks and use your new artist tools to create unique and natural art projects including […]

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Earth Based Children’s Book is finished!

After a year of hard work I’ve finished illustrating my first chilldren’s book, “Simple Pleasures”, and it has been published by the author, Myron Cretney. “Simple Pleasures” is an earth-centered book about enjoying nature and how you can have fun without batteries and gadjets at any age. The book is for sale for $9.95 plus $5 shipping […]

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Free Demo and Paint Sampling of Earth Paints at the Ashland Art Center's First Friday Art Walk

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You’re Invited to a Free Demo and Paint Sampling of Earth Paints at the Ashland Art Center’s First Friday Art Walk! This Friday, Jan. 6th 5-7 pm Earth Oil Paint Demo: 6 – 6:30 pm Learn how to paint with oils with absolutely no toxins or synthetic materials Children’s Earth Paint Sampling: 5-7 pm (come try the paints – paper, paint and brushes provided) Where: Ashland Art Center 357 E Main St – Upstairs in Candy Wooding’s Studio

Leah Mebane Announces Earth Paints

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I’m very excited to introduce two new Earth Paint Kits after a year of preparation…Earth Oil Paint Kit and Earth Paint for Children Kit (water-soluble). Within these kits are natural earth pigments that may be millions of years old. This colored clay was collected from the earth, dried, crushed, and sifted into pure pigment. This paint is very high quality, completely earth friendly, naturally non-toxic and it yields a rich, luminous luster. All of the packaging is 100% Post Consumer Recycled and Biodegradable.

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