Creative escapes with natural art. Michele Beschen shares how to create your own art supplies using outdoor items and recyclables. Discover how easy it is to create your own handmade papers using old newspapers and junk mail. Unique ways to make 'natural' additions to your papers and artwork. Put the get up and go in your creative efforts by creating a portable art set-up you can take with you to the great outdoors. Whether you think you're a natural or not...art-making is.
Episode 4 Projects:
Go beyond the art store to find great art tools that can be made from outdoor elements or from your own kitchen.
If you cut the boxes into flat sheets they will store well and will become handy elements to use in your artwork.
Recycle all that leftover paper by shredding it and making sheets of your own handmade paper.
Additives can add a little something special to artwork. They can be natural elements we find outside our door or... (view project
The outdoors can be a great inspiration so put the get up and go in your
artwork by making a canvas roll for carrying... (view project
To set yourself up with a sturdy portable work surface, use a thin piece of wood, luan or masonite works well.