When I worked at the hotel I lived for Fridays, even if we were extremely busy I knew at 5:00pm I would be on my way out the door. Being atay at home mom my fondness for Fridays is not the same as it was until this week. Many of you know that I work … Continue reading
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Mixed Media – Monochromatic Inuit Style String Prints
Growing up in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan I grew up attending Pow-Wows and learning about the Potawantomi People. My high school Mascot was an Eskimo we were the Escanaba Eskimos and honestly up until I did this lesson plan – every time I heard Eskimos I thought of Mo (the Mascot) not the Inuit … Continue reading
Celebrating the Fourth Jasper Johns Style
I love Jasper Johns (I have even touched a Jasper Johns – it was in a private collection). “Three Flags” (1958) by Jasper Johns; Encaustic on canvas (30 7/8 x 45 x 5 in); Whitney Museum of American Art, New York. Art © Jasper Johns/ Licensed by VAGA, New York, NY. The one thing I … Continue reading
Monet Waterlilies Teaching Impressionism
I love Impressionism Monet is one of my favorite artist (I named my dog Monet Picasso). Monet Picasso – December 2007 I watched the In the Zone Episode on June 20 and decided I needed to incorporate Impressionism into a children’s project for my show In the Paint Box. I started doing some research and … Continue reading
Book Binding 101: Accordion Book
I demonstrated how to make this on In the Paint Box on Thursday. The original idea came from Ann Butler’s calender post on The Hive. I didn’t have one of those binding things but I thought the use of coasters was brilliant! I decided a tutorial would be in order so I typed up a … Continue reading
Everything Easter on In the Paint Box Today!
Well I have been under the weather lately (yesterday I felt like I got hit by a Mac Truck) but I promised my daughter that she could be on my show today. It is Spring Break and I have been really too sick to do anything (I feel absolutely terrible about this fact) but my … Continue reading
The Paint Box – Faux Wood Burning
Back in November I decided to experiment a little and discovered I could do faux wood burning with paint. I decided to finally demonstrate this technique on The Paint Box at NOON EST. This is a very easy, eco-friendly project and you get amazing results with it.
The Paint Box – with Special Guest Bubble Prints!
So yesterday on the Paint Box my daughter helped me demo Bubble Prints. It was extremely fun watching her ham it up for the camera. To catch the replay of the Bubble Prints Episode – Click Here! How to make Bubble Prints –Materials:1 Cup Bubble Solution (it can be homemade)1/2 Cup Tempera Paint (I used … Continue reading
The Paint Box – with Special Guest
St. Patrick’s Day brings many things to Savannah and one is NO SCHOOL! I guess with the influx of 500,000 additional people they don’t want the headache of busing kids around. So my daughter will be my special guest demonstrator on The Paint Box. We will be making Bubble Prints and then making Clover and … Continue reading
How To Do Faux Lapis Lazuli–In the Paint Box
I have always had a fascination with faux finishes whether it was stone, wood, leather or brick. There was just something about it that always fascinated me. My earliest recollections of this fascination was in Middle School (Junior High) I started building doll houses. I called it my secret shame – lol, not many people … Continue reading