Tagged with 3-D

Mr. Raccoon Loves the Rain

Mr. Raccoon Loves the Rain

When I saw the pattern to make a little felt raccoon, complete with raincoat and galoshes, in Cynthia Treen Studio’s Etsy shop, I couldn’t resist. I ended up stitching him up for my son’s seventh birthday (how is he already seven?). The pattern was fairly easy to follow, since I have made many three-dimensional felt … Continue reading

Poet-Trees

Poet-Trees

I saw an idea to make 3-D poetry-themed trees somewhere online and loved it! We cut a basic pine tree shape out of scrapbook paper (two tree shapes for each one, one with a slit cut half way up from the bottom and one with a slit cut halfway down from the top so the … Continue reading

A Winner & New Work

A Winner & New Work

Thank you to everyone who entered my lunch bag pattern giveaway! The random number generator picked comment 9, so Patty is our winner (I just emailed you Patty so get in touch with me if you didn’t receive it)! Thanks for all of the great comments. Virginia’s lunch bag patterns are still on sale through … Continue reading

Art Workshops

Art Workshops

This summer I am once again teaching workshops for FOVOPA. They are such a great organization, bringing all types of art to their local community. The two workshops I am going to teach are PomPom Creations and Doodles: from 2-D to 3-D. The topic of PomPom Creations is kind-of self explanatory… we’re making different things … Continue reading

Art School: Super Simple Story Stones

Art School: Super Simple Story Stones

This is the first post in my new “Art School” series! This series will showcase different art projects, mediums, and techniques. Plus, it lets me be an art teacher again. Ooh, see how zen and calming the logo is? That means these will be no stress, relaxing, & fun art activities, perfect for you or … Continue reading

Outdoor Sculpture

Outdoor Sculpture

The Wee One is on a make-outdoor-sculpture kick. Here is his latest creation: I love how carefully he placed the acorns around the rocks. That is my favorite part. I am working on making him a nature bag for our walks, so he has something to put his findings in instead of trying to carry … Continue reading

Kid Craft: Butterfly Sculpture!

Kid Craft: Butterfly Sculpture!

Here is a fun and lovely project to make with kids, a 3-D butterfly sculpture! The Wee One had a blast with this, it is super quick and easy, and the end product is very sweet. Start by gathering your supplies: pipe cleaners (2) spool 3 fake butterflies with wire fabric scraps glue scissors pencil … Continue reading

Giraffe 3-D Project

Giraffe 3-D Project

We had another animal art project, this time making a 3-D giraffe. When we sat down to make the project, G told me that giraffes have spots and the spots are brown. I was impressed he remembered this. Then he announced he wanted to use lots of colors anyway, and that purple and blue are … Continue reading