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FACE PAINTING TIPS & TRICKS

FACE PAINTING TIPS & TRICKS

Aug 4th 2020

Here are some tips and techniques for using your new face paints! Allow time for paint to dry between layers to achieve a more professional and detailed application.Use the enclosed make-up sponge to blend colors, to create a soft, hazy look, or to coat the entire face with one color.Use tiny brushes and eyeshadow applicators for finer details. Rinse all brushes with soap and water after use so they'll be ready for your next application.To speed...
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Why Organic Cotton?

Jul 30th 2020

Why buy Organic Cotton artist's canvas?Organic cotton is cotton grown without using synthetic fertilizers, pesticides, herbicides, insecticides, or defoliants on land that has been free of these chemicals for at least three years. Organic agriculture is better for workers and the environment.Benefits for the earth:With organic cotton the soil s treated with care so that it continues to thrive and to give the cotton everything it naturally needs....
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THE BENEFITS OF NATURAL EARTH PAINTS

THE BENEFITS OF NATURAL EARTH PAINTS

Jul 30th 2020

We are proud that Natural Earth Paints are one of the safest paint products on the market. They are safe for you, your child, and the planet. Because of their undiluted purity, these paints have a time-tested durability of thousands of years. Here are some of their benefits: Archival: Pure pigments are the most permanent of all pigments, lasting thousands of years.Superior Quality: There are no added fillers or stabilizers (to increase shelf lif...
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ECO OIL PAINTING TIPS

ECO OIL PAINTING TIPS

Jul 30th 2020

Leah's Eco-friendly Oil Painting Guide:How to Eliminate All Toxins from the Oil Painting Process Solvents such as turpentine, paint thinner, mineral spirits, and varnish emit toxic Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs) as they dry. When poured down the sink, they send harsh toxins into our water supply. They also continue to off-gas from your finished paintings. The use of solvents as a paint thinner and brush cleaner is a relatively recent developme...
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THE ANCIENT HISTORY OF NATURAL EARTH PAINTS

THE ANCIENT HISTORY OF NATURAL EARTH PAINTS

Jul 30th 2020

Natural Earth pigments were among the earliest recorded materials used by our ancestors to make paint, and their use pre-dates recorded history.Starting at least 100,000 years ago, ancient people from all over the world, including Prehistoric People, Egyptians, Native Americans, ancient Buddhists, Medieval monks, and Renaissance masters used earthen pigments to make their paints. Humans on almost every continent ground up earthen clays and minera...
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