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27

Mar

2017

Watercolor Cacti + Succulents

This watercolor cacti + succulent painting project was inspired by the iridescent colors, interesting shapes, and varied textures of these beautiful plants!

26

Mar

2017

Lighthouse Collagraph Printmaking Project

North Carolina coastal lighthouses were the inspiration in this amazing printmaking project!

09

Mar

2017

Everyone Has a Story

I've been thinking this week about this encounter I wrote about in my very first blog post from September 21, 2009, when I first opened Small Hands Big Art.

04

Mar

2017

April the Giraffe Obsession

Have you been watching the April the Giraffe live web cam, as April gets ready to deliver her fourth calf?   If you are like me, which is to say, someone with a borderline unhealthy addiction to live zoo cams and not one to miss the birth of a baby giraffe if you can help […]

11

Feb

2017

Llama Drawing Project

I’m really not sure how we’ve managed to not do a single llama drawing project in eight years, but this was a first for us! It will certainly not be the last!   When we plan an instructed drawing project, one of the challenges is deciding what to draw!!  Animals are such a fave go to […]

30

Jan

2017

Lisa Congdon Inspired Geometric Designs

By Katie Breaux We’ve been getting our Lisa Congdon on lately.  (And Sanna Annukka too – but that’s a different story.)  These Lisa Congdon inspired geometric designs were a favorite over the holidays!   If you don’t know who Lisa Congdon is, we’re sure you would recognize her work if you saw it.  She is an […]

22

Jan

2017

Sanna Annukka Folk Art Birds

Our latest obsession

18

Jan

2017

Vintage Camera Illustrations

Contour Drawing Technique

17

Jan

2017

Dip-Dye Tapestries

inspired by Chelsy of the Dreamy Gypsy

13

Jan

2017

Dala Horse Love

Inspired by traditional Swedish wooden toys