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Collection by Helen Acosta

Helen Acosta
Recycled Art.

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Need to trace something? diy light table. So cool



I 've seen a lot of easy screen printing set up in my time but this has to be the easiest and most genius. Heather over at Skinny Laminx ...

cool watercolor painting technique

inspiration monday

hello blog buddies......and happy new year to you!! after a long holiday break, i've been trying to get back into the creative swing of things, so i decided to open my favorite little moleskine journal and just play. here's a simple way to create a "painted background" without having to get your paintbrush out......all you need is your journal, your favorite water-soluble markers (i use tombow brush pens), an acrylic block, and a mini mister. first, brush your marker across the acrylic block…

How To Clean a Dry and Crusted Paintbrush Easily with Vinegar |

How To Clean a Dry and Crusted Paintbrush with Vinegar

Don't throw it away, instead, here's how to clean a paintbrush easily with vinegar even when it's covered in dry and crusted paint. Find out how easy it is!

dunk an old book in a vat of Rit dye and let dry -- great start to an art journal

hannah jarvie

fuckyeahbookarts: floresenelatico: Thu Van Tran (via art-documents) “ “” ”

Pos/Neg Space Lesson

Art News and Views from WCHS

Can't get enough art at school? Read on for miscellaneous tips, fun facts, and discussion topics...

The Matchbook: DEMO! Flour Paste Batik

DEMO! Flour Paste Batik

Batik is a resist method of fabric dyeing that uses wax . . . I did a lot of traditional batik back in the early 90's. It's a lot of fun,...

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valentine inspiration

Well I am not sure about Valentine's day, it is a nice thought but hopefully we express our love for our lovies more than once a year! ...

Weight of Coloring

Artlab Wall of Wisdom

It's taken YEARS to get my wall of wisdom. When I teach, I learn. I learn that kids are visual creatures. Stuff just sticks better if you show it with a picture. So, all the wise things I have learned over the 15 plus years of teaching I have put into a poster form. There's still a lot of ideas floating around in my brain, but it takes time to get them all out. I know not all art teachers have time to make their own posters. So i decided a few years back that very time I make a poster, I…

Recycled Boxes - Cheap way to make a canvas

how to make a soap box canvas

Happy Earth Day. Recycling is a big part of what this day is all about...educating and inspiring everyone to be more mindful of the state of the Earth and the many things,.....big and small, that we can do to help. Here is a recycling project that I hope you enjoy. For this project, use empty soap boxes or any other kind of box you can recycle. Adhere masking tape along the opening and around the box. This will make the piece a bit stronger. To strengthen and to achieve a some-what neutral…

Block stamping' technique: different colors of distress ink on an acrylic block, spray some water over it, and go.

Some fiddling on the kitchen table

cards, books, boxes, mixed media, stamping, canvasses, art journaling etc.