Daily Dose of Art: Magazine Collage

Daily Dose of Art: Magazine Collage

Let’s make another collage -- this time an artful abstract one. As you may recall from our first collage project way back on March 14, a collage is an artistic composition made of various materials glued onto a surface creating a new whole. So, let's get to it! Step...

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Daily Dose of Art: Pet Rocks

Daily Dose of Art: Pet Rocks

We LOVE our pets!  And they've been keeping us company during this time of social distancing -- although probably a bit confused why everyone is home all day. Let’s paint a rock to celebrate our pet that rocks!  Step 1. Find and clean a smooth rock. The rock can be...

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Daily Dose of Art: Create a Nature Mural 

Daily Dose of Art: Create a Nature Mural 

Creativity is popping up everywhere!  Strolling on your daily walk, you may have already stumbled upon - much to your surprise and glee - an unexpected work of art. Why not pay it forward? Step 1. Locate a good spot for your creation.  You want to make sure someone...

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Dose of Art: Tic-Tac-Toe

Dose of Art: Tic-Tac-Toe

Here’s a game you can make. Keep it on your porch and play all summer long! Step 1.  On your daily walk, collect 10 smooth stones, all about the same size, and straight tree branches.  Wash. Step 2.  Paint 5 stones all the same for the X’s.  Paint another 5 stones...

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Daily Dose of Art: Half Self-Portraits

Daily Dose of Art: Half Self-Portraits

This is a great way to learn about the proportions of the human face - and it’s fun!  Rather than just drawing what you THINK a face looks like, look VERY closely at your own face. You might be surprised at what you see!  Your eyes are much lower than most people...

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Daily Dose, Collage Easter Egg

Daily Dose, Collage Easter Egg

Today is probably a busy family day, so here’s a quick and easy project.  Step 1.  Draw the shape of an egg onto the back of a piece of cardboard, the size you want your finished project to be. Step 2.  Tear or cut-up pieces of colored paper or pages from a discarded...

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A Bunny Breakfast Daily Dose

A Bunny Breakfast Daily Dose

For today's Daily Dose of Art, we're planning ahead -- make tomorrow’s Easter breakfast extra special and fun with bunny pancakes or waffles. You can hop over to your freezer and pull out those frozen pancakes or waffles, or get extra fancy and make them from scratch....

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Daily Dose of Art Bunny Stamp

Daily Dose of Art Bunny Stamp

Make a card for someone you love! Step 1. Find an empty toilet paper or paper towel tube. Make a mark along the length of the tube every 1 inch. Use scissors to cut the tube into loops at each mark. Step 2. It takes three loops to make a bunny - one for the head and...

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Daily Dose of Art Juice Carton Birdfeeder

Daily Dose of Art Juice Carton Birdfeeder

This project is "for the birds!" Step 1. Wash out a juice or milk carton. Let it dry. Step 2. Use marker to draw the shape of the space you want to cut out on the large sides of the carton. (Fig 1) Step 3. Depending on your age (or cutting skills - lol!), you may need...

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Passover Paper Frogs Daily Dose of Art

Passover Paper Frogs Daily Dose of Art

To those of you who celebrate this happy holiday, we wish you a happy Passover. This holiday project was borrowed from the parenting website www.alphamom.com. If you celebrate Passover, then you probably already know all about those frogs. As the story is told in the...

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