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Easy Foam Leaf Stamps

I love the colors of fall.  The deep greens, reds, oranges and yellows make me want to create in my art studio.  We decided to make some leaf paintings by making our own stamps out of foam.   It is so easy to do.  All you need is some foam (we buy sheets at the […]

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Thank You

Thank you to everyone that came out for the Delta Studio Stomp.  It was such a fun event.  It is always hard as an artist to put yourself out there and show your art, especially when you are welcoming people into your home.  At one point on Sunday there were adults and kids all coloring […]

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Sneak peak of paintings

Hi There,  I hope the start of school is going well for everyone.  I have been painting a lot in the studio lately getting ready for the Delta Studio Stomp.  Here are some of the owl paintings that will be part of my art show.  I hope you can pop by next weekend to see […]

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Chalk Art and 25% off coupon!

We love chalk art.  It is inexpensive, easy and fun.  We experimented with 3D art, making creations together and mixing water with the chalk to make chalk paint.   To make chalk paint the kids just scraped some of the chalk into a cup and added water.  Chalk art is also a great community activity since […]

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Creating with Feathers

We have been experimenting with feathers lately.  It is fun to try to find feathers outside or you can buy a bag of feathers at a dollar store or craft store.  Here are some fun ideas: Painting Feathers-We had fun painting patterns on feathers with acrylic paint.  We used good quality thicker paints so it […]

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Creating in Sand

We went to Vancouver Island this week to visit a friend and headed to the beach and had fun drawing and creating in the sand.   We went when the tide was quite low so there was lots of wet sand to draw in.  We just used our fingers to draw with but you can do […]

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Spray Art

Hello lovelies,   I hope you are enjoying your summer.  Every since I have seen the water gun art paint at Michael’s I have been wanting to try it.  We decided to make our own paint mixture in a squirt gun.  I bought dollar store water guns and we filled them up about 1/3 full […]

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Get Outside and Draw

As part of the Get Outside and Get Creative series I am doing this summer, I wanted to include sketching outside.  Grab a sketch book or a pad of paper (it doesn’t have to be fancy), and a pencil and find something outside that inspires you.  It could be a flower, a leaf, a feather, […]

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Sensory Art

This week I lead some sensory art sessions at a camp.  It is nice when I get to combine art and occupational therapy together.  I thought I would share some of the recipes with you for sensory art experiences.  I figured this still goes with the get outside and get creative theme since a lot […]

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