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Watercolour Tutorial  Reach for the Stars

ArtyPants loves watercolours and teaching to all ages.  Watch the video to learn how you could paint your own galaxy.  The best part about watercolours is that it is quite versatile with lots of different techniques.   93 more words

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Create your own Joan Miro art

We love Joan Miro, who was born 124 years ago on April 20th in Barcelona, Spain.  He is a surrealist artist whose work seems childlike as he painted his thoughts.  316 more words

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PRESCHOOL ART: Vitruvian Man

Artist, mathematician, Inventor and writer, Leonardo da Vinci did it all.  Known for painting the Mona Lisa and The Last Supper as well as his flying machine and drawing of the Vitruvian Man he is considered to be one of the most diversely talented individuals ever to have lived.   245 more words

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PRESCHOOL ART: OP ART

A very happy birthday to the late Victor Varsely, the grandfather of the op art movement. ArtyPants is happy to celebrate this great artist who used optical illusions in his abstract work which gave the impression of movement, vibrating patterns or hidden images.  112 more words

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PRESCHOOL ART: Painting on Foil

We love Vincent Van Gogh, he was born 164 years ago on March 30th.  His work is world famous and is studied by many.  We love the movement in his brush strokes and the use of thick paint to give dimension.   373 more words

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Centaur: Shepherdess, Step-By-Step

Centaur: Shepherdess

I’ve been painting a lot of mythical beasts lately. It was a turn I took a few weeks ago, when I thought that eventually I will launch a web site, etsy shop, etc. 1,078 more words

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PRESCHOOL ART: OIL PASTEL PAINTING

ArtyPants is celebrating the birthday of Canada’s own, the Grandfather of Native Art, Norval Morrisseau also known as Picasso of the North. Unfortunately he is no longer with us today, but his legendary work lives on. 390 more words

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