Updated: Mar 27, 2020
You guys. The LOVE and the feedback from these tutorials has been SO overwhelming that we have decided to add AT LEAST one more week to the lineup! We are so humbled by your enthusiasm - and we'll keep doing this as long as we can! So, without further ado, week 4 projects and supply list:
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Week 4 projects, airing live via Facebook 4/6 - 4/10
Monday: Acrylic Painting on Canvas - Bunny & Chick!
Tuesday: Cardboard-Box Cakes
Watercolor Wednesday - Monsters!
Thursday: Printing plates with found objects
Friday: Sock Puppets
**With Amazon being overburdened with essential deliveries, we have partnered with BLICK ARTS to fulfill your orders when Amazon cannot. Blick's current lead times (with shipping) are running around 5-7 business days. They have assured me that they will be able to maintain that shipping speed moving forward. Currently, orders over $35 ship free, and there is a promo code typically DAILY in the top of the home screen that provides a % off code for orders over a certain amount (Typically $65)**
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Watercolor paper: (Also used in weeks 1-3) You definitely don't need anything fancy! This pack of watercolor paper is budget friendly and holds up well under pressure! It's able to handle a decent amount of water for younger kiddos and newer water-colorists. It's a bargain and what I use in studio for my own students! We will use a sheet or two each week!
Watercolor Set: (Also used in week 1-3)
The set that is linked below is not what I think you need for this, but it's a set I love! The pigments are so intense. If you watched me paint Butterball the cat - these are the watercolors I used. PLEASE don't feel like a crayola watercolor set or anything comparable wouldn't be fine for these projects though!
Brushes: (Also used in week 1-3) We want a variety of shapes and sizes to learn with. These aren't the last set you'll ever need, lol, but at this price - they're going to be fun to play and learn with.
Sharpies! Fine and Ultra Fine: (Also used in week 1-3) Sharpies are a great artist's tool and we'll be using them a lot over the next few weeks! This pack is a twin-tip style, so you get your basic (thicker) lined sharpie, and your finer line (pen style) sharpie all in one!
Cardstock: (Also used in week 1-3) This is a nice size pack with 4 sheets of each color. We'll be using one sheet of black in week one, so this will cover up to 4 kids (one sheet each) with remaining colors to be used in the following weeks.
Craft Acrylic Paint: (Also used in week 1-3) Any craft acrylic paint is fine... and you really only need red, yellow and blue + black and white if you're good at color mixing. But this set has every color you could need and more! Plenty to share with siblings and friends!
8x10 canvas: (Also used in week 1-3) This pack includes multiple canvases! That's probably more than some of you will need or want, but many of the other options are sold out in smaller packs. It's around $1 per canvas in this pack though - so you're saving a good bit. If you think you could share these with a friend, or have multiple kids painting over the next few weeks, I think it's a great buy.
Low temp hot glue gun & glue sticks (Also used in week 3)
Craft Foam Sheets:
Pom Poms, Google Eyes, & Pipe Cleaners KIT
The eyes will be used for our monster paintings & puppets, while the pom poms and pipe cleaners will be used on the puppets and cakes. If you have more than 1 or 2 kids making "cardboard box cakes" with us, you may want to purchase an extra bag of pom-poms (linked below the craft pack)
**Extra bag of pom-poms:
Additional supplies that I expect most will have on hand:
- Pencils / erasers
- Cardboard boxes - small to medium (this is where your amazon haul will come in handy!)
- Masking tape
- Drinking straws (one per person)
- Found items with texture, such as bubble wrap, sponges, etc.
- An old sock, or one without a mate to use for our puppets. (Adult size crew height socks work best for this, but as we always say: Use what you have.)
- Scrap fabric, an old t shirt that can be cut up, yarn, or felt (from week 2)
- School Glue or "Tacky" glue works best (if you have it). If any of the suggested supplies are NOT in stock simply search for an alternative brand.
**With Amazon being periodically overburdened & sporadically discontinuing non-essential deliveries, we have partnered with BLICK ARTS to fulfill your orders if / when Amazon cannot. Blick's current lead times (with shipping) are running around 5-7 business days. They have assured me that they will be able to maintain that shipping speed moving forward. Currently, orders over $35 ship free, and there is a promo code typically DAILY in the top of the home screen that provides a % off code for orders over a certain amount (Typically $65)**
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