Category: Art Tips & Treasures
Art Tips & Treasures is about enjoying the process of exploring and trying ideas in art. It’s not about perfection, but learning, discovering and telling stories for the eyes to see. It’s about being brave and adventurous to follow your heart’s calling to create. It’s about receiving the beauty in God’s creation and finding your art voice and allowing it to speak!
“We love because God first loved us.” I John 4:19 Oh, the beauty of love that makes the heart smile. We are always loved by God and because of His perfect love, we can learn to love others and be loved in return. Because of the Lord’s love we a never alone. Whether married or […]
“To teach is to learn twice over.” – Joseph Joubert –At our recent art workshop for kids, we painted Claude Monet’s Water lilies. I always begin by telling the children a few facts about the artist we are learning about and their painting style.
Every human is an artist. The dream of your life is to make beautiful art. – Don Miguel Ruiz Indeed, beautiful art is what all these ladies created at the “He Restores My Soul” painting workshop!! I love how each added their own personal touch and style to this design.💛
HE RESTORES MY SOUL ♥Just speaking the words from Psalm 23:3 washes over my spirit like cool water on a hot day. It’s the beauty of God’s Word to remind us that our Savior, Jesus Christ, is ever present to restore our joy and give us strength. As we spend time in His presence, He lightens […]
“Art For Little Eyes”: Storybooks and Brushstrokes – July Workshop on Saturday, July 15th🎨 The shore beauty of an agate! I love the beauty found in nature. We just arrived back from a wonderful trip to the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. The shore is lined with precious gems and agates.
It is always fun to paint with children and see the masterpieces they create! I agree with Pablo Picasso in that “every child is an artist.” Children are able to paint works by the Old Masters by breaking down the painting process in steps they are able manage and understand. Most of the time, we […]
Hello! I hope you all are having a wonderful week!? Since Spring is around the corner, I thought it would be fun to paint The Goldfish by French Artist, Henri Matisse.♥ “From the moment I held the box of colors in my hands, I knew this was my life.” – Henri Matisse Children will be […]
Hello! I hope you all are having a wonderful week!? Since we are in the month of hearts and everything speaking love, I thought American Pop Artist, Jim Dine, would be the perfect fit.♥ Children will be able to learn about the history of pop art while having fun with color and, of course, the […]
Hello! I hope your February is off to a great start!? I had a post saved and ready for the end of last month, but it vanished when the server updated the security system. I can’t remember all the details. However, I do remembering mentioning that Vintage Lynchburg is cancelled for 2017 (the owner is taking […]