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Acorn Squash Sketch Tutorial with Goldfaber Color Pencils

Acorn Squash Sketch Tutorial with Goldfaber Color Pencils

Use Goldfaber Color Pencils and a Pitt Artist Pen to create this acorn squash sketch that is fitting for fall.
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Toilet Paper Tube Turkey Thanksgiving Crafts for Kids

Easy & Fun Turkey Craft for Kids

Get your stretchy pants ready, it’s time for Thanksgiving! The holidays are upon us and you can’t help but feel extra festive with kids in the house. Decorate for Turkey Day with this adorable Toilet Paper Tube Turkey!
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Gratitude Word Art

Gratitude: Thanksgiving Hand Lettering with Pitt Artist Pens

Hi everyone, Mou Saha here with a word art tutorial that celebrates this season of Gratitude. I am working with Pitt Artist Pens and some watercolors today. I have made a complete materials list for you.
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Three Pine Cone Turkeys Thanksgiving Kids Craft

Pinecone Turkey Thanksgiving Craft for Kids

These pinecone turkeys are a fun and easy way to teach simple tracing, cutting and gluing skills, while discussing the importance of Thanksgiving – it’s so much more than mashed potatoes and pumpkin pie (although those are yummy and important too.)
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Grateful for You Marble Art and Pitt Artist Pens

Thanksgiving Decor with Marble Art for Beginners

Thanksgiving decoration inspiration! Faber-Castell’s 20 Minute Studio Marbling Art for Beginners is the PERFECT thing for this Thanksgiving centerpiece.
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Paper Plate Pumpkin Pie Thanksgiving Craft for Kids

Paper Plate Pumpkin Pie Thanksgiving Craft for Kids

This Paper Plate Pumpkin Pie craft is the perfect activity and decoration for your Thanksgiving feast! Season’s Eatings… I mean Greetings! But seriously, what’s better than this time of year full of family, food, and food-themed crafts.
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Watercolor Halloween Candle Art with Candy Corn

Halloween Greeting with Watercolor Art

Create spooky Halloween watercolor art to use as a greeting card this season! All you need is Goldfaber Aqua Watercolor Pencils, Pitt Artist Pens, and an eye for some spooky art.
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Grateful Turkey Thanksgiving Craft

Thanksgiving Craft: Grateful Turkey

This Thanksgiving craft uses watercolor markers and hand lettering as a fun way to show your gratefulness. Tis the season to be grateful…although it doesn’t hurt to be grateful year round!
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Fall Watercolor Sketch with Pumpkins

Fall Watercolor Sketch Art with Goldfaber Aqua and Pitt Artist Pen®

Hi everyone, Mou Saha here with a sketch journal page using Creative Studio Goldfaber Watercolor Pencils and a Pitt Artist Pen®. My part of New Jersey is particularly beautiful in autumn where every turn of the road opens up a new colorful vista. There are farms, orchards, parks where I can go and draw peacefully.  Here is a page from my sketch journal.
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Paper Plate Spider - Halloween Craft for Kids

Halloween Paper Plate Spider Craft for Kids

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! No, it’s not Christmas – YET! But it is Halloween and it is the most decorated holiday in our house. These creepy crawly paper plate spiders are the perfect addition to the freight fest in your home!
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The Teal Pumpkin Project with Two Pumpkins

8 Creative and Fun Ideas to Support the Teal Pumpkin Project

While picking out pumpkins, buying treats, and setting up decorations, consider promoting allergy inclusion by turning teal this fall. The Teal Pumpkin Project promotes Halloween inclusion for trick-or-treaters with food allergies or other conditions.  Here we have eight ideas to make sure everyone can enjoy a fun and safe Halloween.
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Watercolor Fall Wreath and Pitt Artist Pens

Fall Watercolor Wreath with Pitt Artist Pens and Albrecht Dürer Watercolor Pencils

I love that feeling when fall finally hits! There are so many ways you can create a fun wreath to add to any project you might be working on. 
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Recipe Doodles with Spoon and Herbs

Recipe Doodles with Faber-Castell Mixed Media

Hi everyone, Mou Saha here with a doodled recipe page using Albrecht Dürer Watercolor Markers, Pitt Artist Pen and Polychromos Color Pencils. Around fall, we have some neighborhood potlucks and my favorite dish to cook is a simple chicken curry.  So I created a recipe card to celebrate my cooking and coming together with friends!  
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Autumn Hand Lettering with Watercolor Flower Wreath

Floral Wreath using Albrecht Dürer® Watercolor Pencils and Pitt Artist Pens®

Something I absolutely love to create around the holidays is wreaths. Especially floral wreaths. As intricate as they might look at first glance, they don’t have to be difficult and can actually be easy and fun to do. This wreath is easily created with Albrecht Dürer® Watercolor Pencils and Pitt Artist Pens® for details. 
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Spooky Creature Doodle with Bat, Moon, and Spider

Bullet Journal Doodles: Spooky Halloween Creatures

October is right around the corner, so it's time to doodle some spooky creatures! Using these 4 simple steps, create 5 doodles to add some Halloween flair to your journals! I love the holidays and find it so fun to decorate my journal for the remainder of the year.

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Scarecrow - A Mixed Media Art Lesson Plan

Scarecrow - A Mixed Media Art Lesson Plan

Scarecrow is an enchanting and beautifully illustrated picture book about the beauty of leading a simple life and being appreciative and content. It is about a kind and gentle scarecrow who finds good things in his world; the friendship of the birds and animals, along with the joy and happiness of the seasons. In this lesson plan, students explore use of texture by putting together a mixed-media collage using paint, paper, fabric and buttons.
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Basket of Apples Doodle

Bullet Journal Doodles: Fall Fun

One of my favorite things about Fall is the FUN! Fun can mean different things for different people... but for me, it's cozy socks and a good book. For others, it could mean festivals and apple picking... while other people dedicate their Fall Sunday's to football!
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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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