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Seascape painting

Seascape Painting Tutorial

In this painting lesson, we paint a seascape using Faber Castell’s Creative Studio Acrylic Paint. This premium quality acrylic paint comes complete with mixing palette and 12 vibrant colors perfect for beginners.
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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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Halloween garland

DIY Halloween Décor - Paper Garland

Hi everyone, Mou Saha here with a tutorial on how to create an easy and fun Halloween décor with Watercolor Pans that you can create with your kids. I have compiled the materials list for you.
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International Tiger Day Watercolor Tutorial

International Tiger Day Watercolor Tutorial

Hi everyone, Mou Saha here with a watercolor tutorial using Watercolor Pans to celebrate International Tiger Day on July 29th. According to nationaldaycalendar.com, International Tiger Day was first celebrated in 2010 after it was found that 97% of all wild tigers had disappeared in the last century, with about only 3,000 of them remaining. It’s not news that tigers are on the brink of extinction and International World Tiger Day aims to halt the numbers from worsening.” Personally, I absolutely love tigers, especially tiger cubs!
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Watercolor hand lettered quote

Nelson Mandela Watercolor Hand Lettering Tutorial

Hi everyone, Mou Saha here with a tutorial to create a quote art using Watercolors in Pans to celebrate Nelson Mandela International Day on July 18th. According to nationaldaycalendar.com, “Every year on July 18th, Nelson Mandela International Day pays tribute to this anti-apartheid revolutionary, political leader, and activist. The day also encourages people to do their part to make the world a better place.”
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Fourth of July Firework Watercolor Tutorial

Fourth of July Firework Watercolor Tutorial

A watercolor tutorial that will cause a spark! Hi everyone, Mou Saha here with a watercolor Fourth of July tutorial using Watercolors in Pans and a Pitt Artist Pen. I have compiled the materials list for you.
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Watercolor penguins

Father's Day Penguin Art Watercolor Tutorial

A watercolor tutorial with adorable penguins! Hi everyone, Mou Saha here with a tutorial to create your own Father’s Day Card using Pan Watercolors and Pitt Artist Pen®. I have compiled the materials list for you.
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Watercolor llama

"Llamas and other Latin American Camels" Watercolor Art Lesson for Kids

An art lesson for kids teaching watercolors along with Latin American culture. Students draw a llama in traditional Latin American garb, and explore the concept of perspective and warm and cool colors. In this lesson plan, students explore the effectiveness of dramatic perspective and use of intense warm and cool colors.
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Watercolor and pastel boats

Monet's Boats Watercolor Art Lesson for Kids

An art lesson for kids with mixed media! Background Info: Growing up outside the port of Le Havre, France, Monet was familiar with boats. His father earned his living servicing larger ships at his small shop. Monet never owned his own boat until the age of thirty-three, but as a youth he had painted them in all shapes and sizes.
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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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Painted heart

The Art of Shapes - Painting Art Lesson for Kids

In this art lesson for kids, students are introduced to several works of contemporary art associated with shapes, and make a piece of their own art inspired by Jim Dine’s famous heart motif.
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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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Shades of blue paint

"The Little Island" Painting Art Lesson for Kids

Students paint a storm, and learn to convey mood, drama and movement by use of a variety of brush strokes inspired by the book "The Little Island" by Margaret Wise Brown and Leonard Weisgard
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Beach Collage

Tar Beach Contemporary Art Lesson for Kids

Students learn about the Contemporary American artist Faith Ringgold, and create their own story quilt collage inspired by her book, Tar Beach.
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Watercolor Leprechaun and Rainbow

Watercolor Leprechaun St. Patrick's Day Tutorial

A St. Patrick's Day tutorial using Watercolor Pans! Hi everyone, Mou Saha here with a tutorial to create your own leprechaun coloring page using the Pitt Artist Pen® Extra Superfine Black and coloring it with Pan watercolors.
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Paint by Number Watercolor Flowers

Paint by Number Watercolors with Faber-Castell

Painting a professional-style masterpiece does not have to be left to the professionals. Beginner artists can create quality paintings too with Faber-Castell Paint by Number sets. With these adult paint by number sets, watercolor canvas paintings of vibrant designs are simple for artists to create and use to decorate.
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Painting of tiger in jungle

Rousseau's Rain Forest Art Lesson for Kids

An art lesson for kids inspired by painter Henri Rousseau! Students become acquainted with Henri Rousseau’s life and art, and then create their own fantasy rain forest painting inspired by his work.
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Green childrens sculpture

A Sculpture Art Lesson for Kids Inspired by Louise Nevelson

The goal of this project is for students to learn about some of the principles of sculpture, such as composition, form, shape and repetition. Read Louise Nevelson: The Artist and the Legend and discuss how Nevelson was famous for her assemblage sculptures made of found objects.
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Two watercolor koi fish

Koi Fish Watercolor Tutorial

Learn how to create vibrant watercolor koi fish with this Watercolor Pan tutorial from artist Mou Saha!
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Paint stamped fox and typography

Hailstones and Halibut Bones - Block Printing & Graphic Design Art Lesson for Kids

An art lesson for kids teaching block printing and graphic design! Students will come to appreciate the poetry of Mary O’Neil in a project that combines both the art of block printing and graphic design.
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