Tag - watercolor

Salt Painting for Summer Art Projects

Recently I was introduced to a new form of textured painting called salt painting.  Basically, you take glue cover it with salt, then drop watercolors on top to absorb the color.  Well, can I just say, "Wowza!"  This is such a fun technique and it creates beautiful art work that...

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Koi Watercolor Art Project for Kids

Koi fish are beautiful carp that hold special symoblism in Japanes culture.  Koi ponds are placed in beatiful, tranquil settings and japanese gardens.  Encourage children to learn more facts about Koi before you create this stunning project. Materials: PosterBoard Watercolors Salt Glue Eye Dropper Pencil/Paintbrush Reference Photo Suggested Resources for a Unit...

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American Flag Craft for Kids

This is a fun twist to making an American Flag.  Children use white crayon to make the stars then paint over them with blue watercolor.  The stripes are made with masking tape and red watercolor paint. Materials: Sheet of Paper White Crayon Masking Tape Watercolors Suggest Resources for a Unit Study:           Art Project Tutorial: ...

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Barn Owl Watercolor

This is a great project for kids to explore watercolors, focusing on hue as well as saturation. Children can discus the emotive qualities of the book "The Barn Owl" Materials: Barn Owl Template & Poem Blue Construction Paper (Large) Watercolor Paint Paintbrush Glue Popsicle Sticks Suggest Resources for a Unit Study:             Art Project Tutorial: ...

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Easter Cross Watercolor Craft

Today we have an Easter Cross Watercolor Craft for children of all ages. Calvary Cross Watercolor Craft   What makes this easy and fun is that you can provide younger children with our printable template, making it easier for them to follow along.  Older children can start with a blank paper. You start out...

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