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Mystery Painting: What is Hidden in the Picture?

Painting is a wonderful way to introduce kids to the work of arts and crafts. It has many formats and allows creativity of expression that allows kids to explore freely. There are a variety of painting mediums that can be explored – water colors, oil painting , still life and ...

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How to Paint a Faux Rug on the Floor

Creating a faux or trompe l’oeil rug on a floor and getting great results is not as difficult as it may seem but it will take some planning, patience and elbow grease. Supplies for Trompe L’oeil Rug • Blue painters tape • Rags • Spackle with small spackle knife • ...

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Art Lesson Plan on How to Paint Like the Impressionists

Painting impressionist style is a great way to learn about the properties of oil paint. It also provides the ideal opportunity to inject expression into oil paintings. The teacher may provide images of the most notable Impressionist artists, examples of which are: • Claude Monet • Pierre-Auguste Renoir • Camille ...

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Art Lesson Idea on How to Paint Snow in Oils

Painting a snowy landscape offers colour mixing challenges for students in that the subject matter is inherently white as opposed to a definite hue. However the art teacher may use strategies to help art students paint convincing snow. How the Color Wheel Chart Helps Snow Colors Painting snow is a ...

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