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Hundertwasser Portraits
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Make an abstract self portrait drawing in the style of Friedensreich Hundertwasser, a famous Austrian artist. He had an amazing life story, narrowly escaping the Nazi regime in World War II, and becoming an advocate for a life more in tune with nature. If you like this tutorial, you might also like the... Read More

Simple Dinosaur Drawings
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Keep your simple dinosaur drawing small, say trading card size, and then make a page of them.  It’s the start of your own fun dinosaur collection. If you liked the brown paper and Sharpie paint marker look used in my fossil drawing project, then you’ll probably like this one too. It’s another reason... Read More

How to Draw a Fossil
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Learn how to draw a fossil, and use some of today’s newer art materials to make the process as fun as possible. Paint markers and brown paper do the trick. Granted, these fossils drawn with some special art room supplies (paint markers) but if you can save for them, they are just THE... Read More

Warhol Hand Prints
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Here’s one easy way to make an Andy Warhol themed art project for kids. Combine his love of color and repetition, and a child’s personal hand print for a special pop art keepsake. The watercolor background (quick drying time) allowed for this project to be done in one class. For best results, try... Read More

How to Draw Grumpy Cat
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Learn how to draw Grumpy Cat with my step-by-step tutorial. Luckily, he has some pretty distinctive features, like the dark rings around his eyes and his famous frowning mouth. Update: Sadly, Grumpy Cat has passed away. He will live on in infamy though, through probably hundreds of thousands of memes that borrowed his... Read More

How to Draw a Kangaroo
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Learn how to draw a kangaroo by turning their cute bodies in to simple shapes. This profile version is a good place to start. Drawing a kangaroo from this angle also shows how they can use their tail to balance themselves. And with a little imagination, a pouch and baby kangaroo head could... Read More

Pizza! Pizza! Easy Felt Food Craft for Kids
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Learn how to make a pizza with this easy felt food crafts for kids project. The best part? The ingredients cling together without the use of any messy glue. To make this project special, find a way to keep the pizzas in a box. Ask for a donation from a local pizza shop,... Read More

How to Draw a Windmill
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Learn how to draw a windmill … on a paper plate.  It’s in the style of Danish art, costs pennies, and makes for a great display. This clever idea to paint a windmill on a paper plate comes from Dream, Draw, Create. It’s another great alternative when you don’t have good watercolor paper... Read More

Art Projects for Kids