Watercolor Greeting CardsI can't draw or paint, but I learned a simple way to watercolor and make handmade cards.
10 Minute Watercolor Using MarkersI've found a cheat way to make watercolor paintings using markers, water, and a fine watercolor brush. For this project I've used Crayola fine tip markers, watercolor paper, a watercolor brush and a Dixie cup of water.
Homemade Watercolor Paint RecipeI volunteer at an daycare center for mentally handicapped adults and wanted them to experience painting.
Watercolor Resist PaintingI recently taught 600 kids this project at my daughter's school. It's very easy and most of the supplies are inexpensive. The kids really loved how the watercolor paints wouldn't mix with the oil pastels. They all turned out beautiful. I may have had more fun than the kids creating the samples!
Etegami (Japanese Folk Art)I recently learned of Etegami, a Japanese folk art. It's a simple hand-painted drawing accompanied by a few words. It's usually done on postcards and sent to someone. I love this style of art because is not meant to be perfect. I taught it to some middle schoolers, who loved it.
Watercolor Art CardsThese striking cards are surprisingly easy to make when you choose simple, bold images such as flowers to paint. Pasted onto card stock, they make an enchanting gift for a mother or beloved friend.