Faber-Castell Creativity for life: Enriching lives through creativity and self-expression

Creativity for Life / Connector Paint

Watercolor Japanese umbrellas

Japanese Umbrellas Watercolor Art Lesson for Kids

In this art lesson for kids, students will learn about the history and details behind Japanese umbrellas. While learning, they will create an umbrella art product focusing on color, composition, and balance concepts using mixed media art materials. Create a watercolor umbrella project with this lesson by Amy Friedman.
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Holiday wrapper paper with Christmas trees

DIY Christmas Tree Wrapping Paper

Always looking for a way to add creativity to the holiday season, we've come up with a DIY wrapping paper tutorial that is simple, unique, AND better for the environment.
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Artist Trading Cards

Artist Trading Cards Art Lesson for Kids

Students will experiment with a variety of exciting materials and ideas to create their own Artist Trading Cards to trade and collect.
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Sketch of backyard critters

"Me... Jane" Art Lesson for Kids

Students conduct a scientific study of plant and animal life in their own backyard or neighborhood by documenting it with sketches, field notes and research, just as Jane Goodall did as a young girl.
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Squirrel in tree

"The Big Snow" Art Lesson for Kids

Snow inspired at-homes art lesson for kids! Establish a comfortable place for reading, and read aloud, “The Big Snow” to your child. Share the charming illustrations and discuss how the forest’s woodland animals get ready for a long, cold winter.
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Map of my heart art lesson

Map of My Heart - Art Lesson Plan for Kids

Art lesson where students identify the people, moments, memories, places and things that are important to them. They then create artwork expressing their ideas in a heart painting.
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Apple orchard painting

Vincent Van Gogh Inspired Art Lesson for Kids - Apple Orchard

An art lesson for kids inspired by Vincent Van Gogh's Almond Blossom with oil pastels and Connector Paint.
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Watercolor farm landscape

Watercolor Art Lesson for Kids - Grandma Moses' Farm

A watercolor art lesson inspired by Maple Hill Farm Inn and Grandma Moses!
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Watercolor bird

Goldfinch Watercolor Nature Tutorial

Hi everyone, Mou Saha here with a goldfinch tutorial using Connector Paints and Pitt Artist Pens®. I have made a complete materials list for you!
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Easter Egg Crafts

Easter Egg Crayon Resist Craft for Kids

Easter egg craft with mixed media! The technique shown here, called “Resist”, is when you apply one material that is waxy or oily and then go over it with a water-based material that is not waxy or oily and won’t mix – it resists! In this case, I’m using crayons as the resist. Then I cover this with watercolor paint.
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Watercolor Hydrangea with Goldfaber Aqua Watercolor Pencils

Watercolor Hydrangea Lesson Plan

A Flowering Lesson Plan using Goldfaber Aqua Watercolor Pencils. In this lesson plan, we combine the unique qualities of three mediums: Connector Paints, Goldfaber Aqua Watercolor Pencils, and Faber-Castell Graphite Pencils. These mediums combined, work together producing an inspiring result and are so very enjoyable to use.
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Martin Luther King Jr. and Paper Watercolor Crown

Black History Month Lesson Plan: Martin Luther King Jr.

A kindergarten lesson plan for Black History Month. With this lesson plan, students can learn about the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and make their own special crown expressing his virtues.
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Christmas craft DIY Christmas gift tag

Christmas Craft-DIY Christmas Gift Tags

You have the Christmas gifts purchased but now it's time to wrap...Add some fun, personal flair to your gifts this holiday season with these DIY Christmas Gift Tags! Receiving a personal Christmas craft is a great way to show others how much you care. 
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Oh my Gourd Watercolor Pumpkin Doodles

Oh My Gourd...Fall Pumpkin Doodles

OH MY GOURD! I love Fall! Also, did you know it is almost National Doodle Day? I always like to add a bit of loose watercolor to my doodles! I used the watercolor connector set as well as a Medium tip Pitt Artist Pen.
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