Art is Basic on Peter Reynolds

Recently, I was I am often drawn into Pinterest... In fact, it's a favorite place to find inspiration and feel like I am staying in touch with my artistic self.  I see so many awesome lessons by art educators. I had to post about International Dot Day. You see, International Dot Day takes place at … Continue reading Art is Basic on Peter Reynolds

Spectacular Outdoor Murals Made with Sugar Icing

Just like any cake decorator would, Montreal-based artist Shelley Miller uses sugar icing to create delicate patterns of lines, shapes, and flowers. The one main difference with Miller, though, is that she’s not baking cakes. Miller is an installation artist who creates many of her intricate artworks outside. She uses edible blue paint on white … Continue reading Spectacular Outdoor Murals Made with Sugar Icing

12 Most Loving Ways to Spark Creativity in Your Child

As I sat in my living room this Sunday, I took a look around me. All around me were people who were, what I like to call - plugged in. One child was using a the laptop,  another was on a gameboy, the youngest was playing the xbox and my girl sat wrapped around her kindle. Next to me, my husband was on his laptop and, … Continue reading 12 Most Loving Ways to Spark Creativity in Your Child

Martha, Martha, Martha…

Giant Paper Poppy Flower Decoration The Martha Stewart Show, May 2009 I'm taking this one straight from Martha. It's more craft than art - they're just so similar! I imagine decorating an art show with these. Tools and Materials Petal template Heavy card stock Scissors Canson colored artist paper in a variety of colors Scissors … Continue reading Martha, Martha, Martha…