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Paper crafts for kids

Paper Crafts for Kids

Paper crafts are a fun and easy way for kids to get crafty. With a material as simple as paper, the creative opportunities are endless. But just because paper is a simple material, does not mean paper crafts have to be plain. When it comes to creative paper crafts, Creativity for Kids puts a unique spin on the classic paper crafting for kids to easily enjoy.
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Molding Young Minds: 4 Benefits to Creating with Clay

Molding Young Minds - 4 Benefits of Creating with Clay

You can roll it, stretch it, and mold it into practically any shape imaginable, but creating with clay holds benefits beyond just the creative kind. Without even realizing it, while your young artists are molding their clay masterpiece, they are also molding and enhancing their personal development. Here are 4 benefits to creating with clay.
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A cherry blossom illustration with Goldfaber Color Pencils

Cherry Blossom Tree Illustration

This cherry blossom illustration tutorial is here just in time for spring! Cherry Blossom trees, forsythia, tulips, daffodils, hyacinths are all abloom. Follow as artist Mou Saha shares her drawing tutorial using Polychromos color pencils and Goldfaber color pencils.
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A flower illustration with Goldfaber Aqua Dual Markers

Woodland Illustrations with Goldfaber Aqua Dual Markers

With the weather warming up, signs of life are popping up everywhere. Flowers, baby animals, critters are all around. Create a woodland illustration in honor of spring with artist Mou Saha using Pitt Artist Pen and Goldfaber Aqua Dual Markers.
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May bullet journal with markers

Bullet Journal Inspiration for the Month of May

Bullet Journal inspiration for the month of May. Join artist Mou Saha as she creates a monthly opener using Pitt Artist Pens and Goldfaber Aqua Dual Markers. May is the month when we celebrate Mother’s Day. In keeping with the idea of the protective and caring mama bear, we are drawing a polar bear mom and her cubs.
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Nagomi Art with soft pastels

Healing in the Form of Art – Explore Nagomi Art with Soft Pastels

Soft pastels are unique, owning a culmination of qualities that cannot be found in other creative mediums. If asked to describe soft pastels, phrases that are bound to be used typically include: easily blendable, versatile, and pigment packed. However, beyond physical features, soft pastels can also be described as calming and healing. Tapping into the emotional side of creating with pastels, explore Nagomi art.
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Black Edition

Brilliantly Bright and Black – Meet the Sleek Black Edition Colored Pencils

You are full of unique ideas and creativity, and you need colored pencils to match your brilliant energy. With a stylish design and vibrant bright colors, our Black Edition Color Pencils do just that. Kids, teens, and adults alike can enjoy the brilliance of Black Edition.
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What is Kawaii Art?

What is Kawaii Art?

Kawaii art and all its adorableness has emerged in popularity throughout the last few years and it’s no surprise why. More than just a style of art, Kawaii is a strong part of Japanese culture that has evolved to an aesthetic appreciated globally. The word “kawaii” is a Japanese concept that translates closest to the word “cute” in English. Whether you are looking for cute characters, vibrant colors, or something more abstract, kawaii art can be found in many forms, from paintings and drawings to digital art.
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Flower drawing with Pitt Artist Pens

DIY Mother's Day Card with Pitt Artist Pens

Create a DIY Mother's Day Card with artist Mou Saha. Using brightly colored Pitt Artist Pens, draw mom a beautiful bouquet with this Mother's Day tutorial.
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3 Different Types of Paint for Artists

3 Different Types of Paint for Artists

Every artist is inspired to paint for various reasons. Fueled by self-expression, stress relief, or simply an innate drive to create, paint is a versatile medium every artist can enjoy. Paint favorites include watercolor, acrylic, and oil paint all possess qualities that make them unique and different from each other. Learn their differences and let’s get painting.
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Mindfulness: The Power of Crafting & Positivity

Mindfulness: The Power of Crafting & Positivity

Mindfulness is a powerful practice that can bring peace and balance to our lives. It involves being conscious of our thoughts, emotions, and actions, and understanding how they can influence us daily. While mindfulness has become increasingly popular with adults, children can also benefit from the practice.
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Watercolor painting of a chick

Spring Chick Watercolor Painting Tutorial

A watercolor painting tutorial to welcome spring! With the arrival of spring, new life appears everywhere. Follow along as artist Mou Saha paints a baby chick using our Watercolors in Pans.
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Hand Lettering for Beginners

Hand Lettering for Beginners

Hand lettering is more than just creating fancy letters, it’s a form of art. Through various techniques and styles, hand lettering adds character and creativity to traditional handwriting. Although often compared to calligraphy, the freedom behind the strokes and design of hand lettering delivers a modern twist on the classic design.
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Dream Snow Collage Art Lesson for Kids

Dream Snow Collage Art Lesson for Kids

This collage art lesson for kids teaches students about artist Eric Carle and his book "Dream Snow." Students can paint, cut, and design a collage to create their own Carle-inspired masterpiece!
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Watercolor Holi art

Festival of Colors Holi Watercolor Art

A watercolor tutorial by artist Mou Saha to celebrate Holi, also known as the Festival of Colors. Follow along as we take you step by step through sketching your art and making it come alive with our vibrant Watercolors in Pans.
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Fish puzzle

Tessellation Mania Art Lesson for Kids

Students will discover the art of creating a tessellation and discover the idea of having the image repeat itself to create a pattern. We will observe and study the work of Escher and his optical image masterpieces. We will use watercolor pencils in order to depict patterns, and focus on blending techniques as well as study the art of repetition in a work of art.
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Pastel blue jay

Winter Blue Jay Pitt Pastel Tutorial & Techniques

This Pitt Pastel tutorial by artist Janis Doukakis goes in depth! Learn all about our Pitt Pastel Pencils along with basic techniques that will improve your art. With those newly learned pastel techniques, follow along with a winter blue jay tutorial.
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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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World of Eric Carle craft kits

Faber-Castell® USA announces partnership with The World of Eric Carle

The World of Eric Carle has partnered with Faber-Castell® USA’s Creativity for Kids® brand, to create a series of children’s craft kits featuring Eric Carle’s timeless story The Very Hungry Caterpillar, set to launch this Spring 2023. The partnership was brokered by The Joester Loria Group, exclusive global licensing agent for The World of Eric Carle.
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Bullet Journal sketch with Pitt Artist Pens and Goldfaber Aqua Dual Markers

Bullet Journal January Calendar

Some Bullet Journal January calendar inspiration to start off 2023! Follow along with artist Mou Saha as she creates an inspiring Bullet Journal spread using Pitt Artist Pens and Goldfaber Aqua Dual Markers.
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