ArtSpires Virtual Community Info Session

ArtSpires Virtual Community Info Session

The Hopewell Valley Arts Council is seeking a wide-range of artists and creative community members to decorate ash wood for our community art project, ArtSpires. To find out more and how to participate, join us for a free virtual info session on Thursday June 18 from...

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(50th and Last) Daily Dose of Art: Color a Mandala 

(50th and Last) Daily Dose of Art: Color a Mandala 

Believe it or not, today’s dose is number FIFTY and our last! #HVArtsDailyDose started with a mandala coloring page on March 14, so it seems only appropriate to end with mandalas too. These two intricate mandalas were created by Dana at NineTomatoes for your coloring...

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Daily Dose of Art: Aluminum Foil Art

Daily Dose of Art: Aluminum Foil Art

This project is an oldie but a goodie! We hope you enjoy it. Step 1. Start with a piece of cardboard the size you want your finished artwork to be.  Using a pencil or marker, draw a simple design on the cardboard - just the big lines and shapes only.  For inspiration...

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Daily Dose of Art: Egyptian Collar Necklace

Daily Dose of Art: Egyptian Collar Necklace

It's Day 48 of the Daily Dose of Art and we're going all the way to Day 50! For today's project, we're making an Egyptian collar necklace. Step 1. Find a round object, about 4-5 inches in diameter to trace on the back a 9-10 inch paper plate. To get the right...

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Daily Dose of Art: Heart Paper Collage

Daily Dose of Art: Heart Paper Collage

Another heart project!  These silhouette hearts look challenging, but are actually quite easy. Give them a try! Step 1. Tear out colorful pages from a discarded magazine or junk mail. Using scissors or a paper cutter, cut the papers into narrow strips of equal width....

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Daily Dose of Art: Rock Heart Puzzle

Daily Dose of Art: Rock Heart Puzzle

Love is everywhere - so the next few Doses of Art will be all about hearts! Step 1. Print or draw a large heart on a piece of cardboard or big thick paper to make the puzzle frame. Step 2. While out on a walk, pick up stones of different sizes.  Find pretty stones for...

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