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Paint Brushes

Let’s talk tools of the trade. I’m looking at my supplies more closely recently–oils v. acrylics, canvas v. masonite board or panels, “everyday” brushes v. investment brushes, spray varnish v. gloss medium…and on. I changed up my brushes a few months ago. The whole truth is that my aunt in Victoria was taking a painting […]

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Latest Updates from Leah Fanning Mebane

Eco Art, Green Crafts & Artist Retreats Artist & Writer Retreats Now that Winter is coming on, the idea of a Balinese Artist Retreat sounds amazing. These 2 great artist/writer/yoga retreats are incorporating Earth Paint into their natural and holistic offerings. The Meditative Arts School has a Meditative Art & Yoga Retreat in Ireland that sounds incredible. They offer daily painting, creative movement, yoga, sculpting, writing, and meditation. They use only nature-based art supplies. The Wellness Immersion Retreats incorporate writing, painting, and yoga for their retreats in Bali, Tuscany, and Big Sur, CA. Earth Paint 1 Year Anniversary!

This week marks the one year anniversary of Earth Paint! We can’t believe how much we’ve learned after diving in head first last November. We feel so incredibly grateful to all of the amazing people who have helped us in so many ways to get this small business off the ground.

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Earth Art & Paint Summer Newsletter

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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Leah Mebane's Earth Art Newsletter!

Eco-friendly paint kits for children and adults using pure, natural earth pigments; My first children’s book is complete! This is a sweet little book, written by Myron Cretney, about how we can all have fun in nature without gadgets and batteries; New Earth Paintings on display at the Ashland Art Center until Feb. ’12

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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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