Batik on Paper + Salt Watercolor Experimentation

This amazing piece of abstract art is the result of a failed experiment, it just goes to show… mistakes are often magic in the making! Elmer’s blue school gel can be used to make┬ábatik fabric, it peels right off and leaves behind contrasting white stripes. I hoped to recreate the same thing on paper (like you would with rubber cement, but a less stinky option … Continue reading Batik on Paper + Salt Watercolor Experimentation

Toddler Art: Using watercolor over crayon resist for halloween Spider Handprint

Spider Handprints and Watercolors for Halloween

Halloween Greetings to all! We created some spooky artwork last week gearing up to celebrate Halloween. This was definitely an art project that focused on the art process – it took three days, but was well worth the wait. Any project that helps a three year old work on patience gets a thumbs up in my book. Day 1 – Claire drew a web in … Continue reading Spider Handprints and Watercolors for Halloween