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Here’s a link to a some paper play fruit print outs. To make them... May 20 2014



Here’s a link to a some paper play fruit print outs. To make them sturdier we suggest using a cardstock. Have fun!


Happy National Sea Monkey Day! May 16 2014



Happy National Sea Monkey Day! 


Photo May 08 2014


Today is National Teacher’s Day! Don’t forget to thank your... May 06 2014



Today is National Teacher’s Day! Don’t forget to thank your teachers for all they do. 


Bee kind to bees! Bees play an instrumental role in keeping us... May 05 2014



Bee kind to bees!

Bees play an instrumental role in keeping us fed by pollinating our fruits and vegetables. Since bees take care of us, let’s take care of them. 


Happy Birthday Willem de Kooning! De Kooning painted in a style... April 24 2014



Happy Birthday Willem de Kooning! De Kooning painted in a style that came to be referred to as Abstract expressionism or Action painting. His painting have a lot of movement and energy. Take a look at his work online and soak up some inspiration!


Caddisfly larvau build protective cases using materials found in... April 23 2014



Caddisfly larvau build protective cases using materials found in their environment. Artist Hubert Duprat supplied them with gold leaf and precious stones. This is what they created.


Happy national JELLY BEAN DAY! Check out this awesome version of... April 22 2014



Happy national JELLY BEAN DAY! Check out this awesome version of American Gothic made out of jelly beans.


Wear is my Eraser on Rubber Eraser Day? Have you ever thought to... April 15 2014



Wear is my Eraser on Rubber Eraser Day?

Have you ever thought to use your eraser to make a mark instead of take one away? Make some simple eraser stamp patterns and share yours with us on Facebook!


FRIDAY April 11 2014



FRIDAY


PET ROCKS January 29 2014

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Sometimes decisions can be difficult January 22 2014



Sometimes decisions can be difficult


Similar but different January 21 2014



Similar but different


Happy Friday Y'all! January 17 2014



Happy Friday Y'all!


happy friday December 20 2013



happy friday


MAKE AN ABOMINABLE PINE CONE December 19 2013

STEP 1- GATHER SUPPLIES

  • PINE CONE
  • WHITE PAINT
  • BRUSH
  • FOAM PAPER OR POSTER BOARD
  • BLACK MARKER
  • STRING
  • GLUE
  • GOOGLY EYES (OR DRAW YOUR OWN)

STEP 2: PAINT PINE CONE WHITE

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STEP 3 : CUT A FACE, 2 LEGS, 2 ARMS. ADD AS MUCH OR AS LITTLE DETAIL AS YOU WANT. WE MADE 12 CLAWS

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STEP 4: GLUE CLAWS TO THE LEGS AND ARMS

STEP 5: GLUE EYES TO FACE

STEP 6: DRAW MOUTH AND PAW PADS

STEP 7: NOW GLUE ALL YOUR PIECES TO...


Paul Klee Cookie for Dinner December 18 2013



Paul Klee Cookie for Dinner 


Rothko cookies for lunch December 18 2013



Rothko cookies for lunch 


Mondrian cookies for breakfast December 18 2013



Mondrian cookies for breakfast 


OV HOLI-DIY GUIDE FOR THE COFFEE DRINKER GRAB SOME THRIFT STORE... December 17 2013



OV HOLI-DIY GUIDE

FOR THE COFFEE DRINKER

GRAB SOME THRIFT STORE MUGS AND PORCELAIN PAINT AND YOU’RE IN BUSINESS. WE FOUND PAINT HERE. THEY ALSO SELL IT AS PAINT MARKERS, WHICH MIGHT BE EASIER FOR SMALLER PEOPLE.

YOU CAN FIND PORCELAIN PAINT LOCALLY AT ARMADILLO CLAY. (3307 EAST 4TH ST)

PROJECT COSTS $10 


APPLE PRINT BOOK BAG FOR TEACHER December 16 2013

DIY HOLIDAY GIFTS BY OV - QUICK, EASY, AND COST EFFECTIVE

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PROJECT COST- $5 DOLLARS

PROJECT TAKES ABOUT 30 MINUTES

SUPPLIES - PAINT, APPLE, TOTE BAG

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CUT APPLE IN TWO AND BRUSH WITH PAINT

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PRESS PAINTED APPLE ON TOTE BAG

*PRO TIP* SLIP A SHEET OF PAPER INSIDE OF THE BAG SO THE PAINT DOESN’T BLEED ONTO THE  BACK OF THE BAG WHEN YOU PRINT.

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REMEMBER YOU CAN USE APPLE PRINTS ON JUST ABOUT ANYTHING...


WHAT CAN YOU MAKE WITH THE THINGS YOU FIND AROUND YOU? SHARE YOUR... December 12 2013



WHAT CAN YOU MAKE WITH THE THINGS YOU FIND AROUND YOU? 

SHARE YOUR FOUND OBJECT CREATIONS ON OUR FACEBOOK HERE


Frida Kahlo Gingerbread Portrait December 10 2013

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Frida Kahlo was a painter who is best known for her self-portraits. Can you make a portrait of yourself or someone you know on a gingerbread cookie and share it with us here?


MAKE YOUR OWN SILLY GLASSES December 06 2013

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SUPPLIES:

  • PAPER
  • MARKERS (PAINT IF YOU PLEASE)
  • TAPE
  • SCISSORS
  • HOLE PUNCH

TRACE AROUND HALF YOUR GLASSES FRAME. THEN CUT ABOUT 1/8 INCH INSIDE OF THIS LINE.

HOLE PUNCH THE CENTER SO YOU CAN SEE

DRAW THE GOOFIEST EYES YOU CAN IMAGINE

ATTACH THEM TO YOUR GLASSES  (OR SUNGLASSES) WITH SMALL PIECES OF TAPE

NOW MAKE EVERYONE TRY THEM ON.  SHARE YOUR CRAZY EYE PICS WITH US HERE!!!

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