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Make Your Own Natural Oil Paints with Tasha Cathey

Make Your Own Natural Oil Paints with Tasha Cathey

Posted by Tasha Cathey on Apr 15th 2021

Tasha Cathey, one of our lovely affiliates, shared with us her simple yet stunning natural oil paint tutorial featuring our versatile Earth & Mineral Pigments and Refined Walnut Oil; we hope you enjoy it as much as we do!Step 1: Gather supplies. Walnut or Linseed OilEarth & Mineral PigmentsPalette KnifeGlass MullerThe dropper is optional, it just makes it easier to apply the oil. A glass palette is also reco...
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Natural Pottery with Earth & Mineral Pigments

Natural Pottery with Earth & Mineral Pigments

Posted by Lilliana Hoffman on Apr 14th 2021

We've created a few easy-to-follow tutorials for our pottery lovers, both amateur and professional! Enjoy the vibrance of Natural Earth Paint's Earth & Mineral Pigments in your clay body with our "Colored Clay Crosshatch Bowl" tutorial or in your "Decorative Colored Slip"!Colored Clay Crosshatch BowlSupplies:Low-fire clayEarth & Mineral Pigments1. Make 3 quarter-pound balls of low fire clay.2. "Wedge" one teaspoon of p...
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Recipe: Natural Earth Drawing Ink

Recipe: Natural Earth Drawing Ink

Posted by Sarah Scarborough on Apr 4th 2021

Supplies: Earth & Mineral PigmentGum Arabic PowderWaterStep 1: Mix the Dry IngredientsIn a bowl, add pigment and gum arabic, 4:1. For example, add 4 TBSP of pigment with 1 TBSP of Gum Arabic and stir the two together.Step 2: Making a LiquidAdd 2 TBSP of water to the mixture and stir it together until it is smooth and well blended. Some pigments require more or less water, so add more water if necessary. We are using the N...
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Eco-Friendly Animation with The Sisters Bloom

Eco-Friendly Animation with The Sisters Bloom

Posted by The Sisters Bloom on Apr 4th 2021

The Sisters Bloom animation studio created their first eco-friendly animation last year, featuring our watercolor recipe! They graciously shared their process with us; check it out!“We are so excited to share our first eco-friendly animation, created for Mt. Meru Medicines, a turmeric supplement company going back to their roots and producing pure, small-batch products for immunity and overall health. This turmeric is so high-quali...
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Baking Soda & Vinegar Painting with The Barefoot Babies

Baking Soda & Vinegar Painting with The Barefoot Babies

Posted by The Barefoot Babies on Apr 1st 2021

Carolyn from The Barefoot Babies on Instagram recently shared with us her latest craft activity featuring our Natural Earth Paint Kit! Check out this awesome art-meets-science activity tutorial for little ones."Aside from the fact that it’s 100% non-toxic and derived from natural ingredients, the things that I love most about Natural Earth Paint is that it comes as a powder. There are just so many opportunities to think outside the...
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Giving Spotlight: One Tree Planted

Giving Spotlight: One Tree Planted

Posted by Leah Fanning on Mar 25th 2021

In an effort to spread the word about the incredible organizations we give back to and the work they're accomplishing, we're introducing our Giving Spotlight blog series. This month's spotlight is on the incredible One Tree Planted; enjoy!"ONE TREE PLANTED IS A 501C3 NON-PROFIT WITH A FOCUS ON GLOBAL REFORESTATION.As an environmental charity, we are dedicated to making it easier for individuals and businesses to give back to the environ...
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Changing the World One Color at a Time with Leah Fanning

Changing the World One Color at a Time with Leah Fanning

Posted by Stuart Gunter, Abridged by Kate Gregory on Mar 25th 2021

When an artist assumes the mantle of creating a new product that before her did not exist in the world, cool things can happen. Leah Fanning, an Oregon-based artist, decided she was tired of exposing herself to the toxins present in oil-based and acrylic paint. So, she embarked on a journey of discovery, unearthing how the old masters created their color palettes by using natural ingredients available to them in their region. Leah has c...
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Botanical Print Easter Eggs with Natural Egg Dye

Botanical Print Easter Eggs with Natural Egg Dye

Posted by Sarah Scarsborough on Mar 15th 2021

Supplies Eggs, Hard-BoiledHosieryTwineNon-Toxic PlantsNatural Egg Dye KitStep 1: Boil Eggs & Gather LeavesHard boil your eggs and let them cool . When collecting plants, consider small, delicate flowers, leaves and edible herbs (cilantro and rosemary are great) from your garden or your local supermarket..Step 2: Prepare Your EggsLay your flowers or herbs over your egg and wrap the egg in the hosiery. Make sure your plants are laying as...
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Fairy & Leprechaun Houses with Natural Earth Paint

Fairy & Leprechaun Houses with Natural Earth Paint

Posted by Sarah Scarsborough on Mar 10th 2021

Supplies: Natural Earth Paint Kit or Individual Natural Earth Paint PacketsSticks, Bark, Rocks*Optional: RocksNatural Acrylic MediumEarth & Mineral Pigment in Gold MicaStep 1: Mixing Your PaintMix your Natural Earth Paint. The Natural Earth Paint Kit will have the necessary materials to do this. Scoop a few spoonfuls of the pigment into a mixing cup. Add the same amount of water to the powder and stir. Note: If...
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Foraging for Meaning with Tanya Val

Foraging for Meaning with Tanya Val

Posted by Tanya Val on Feb 21st 2021

Hi Tanya! Thanks so much for taking the time to chat with us- we’re big fans of your creative process, and we can’t wait to hear more about it. First, could you please tell us a little bit about your personal story? How did you first become interested in natural pigments and inks?In my mind, I was always seeking some sort of creative balance and a deeper connection to nature through abstract painting that felt more meaningful and impactful. Disco...
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Coffee Filter Snowflakes with Natural Earth Paint

Coffee Filter Snowflakes with Natural Earth Paint

Posted by Sarah Scarsborough on Feb 12th 2021

Celebrate the snowy winter season with coffee filter snowflakes, decorated with Natural Earth Paint!SuppliesCoffee filtersScissorsNatural Earth PaintCreating SnowflakesStep 1: Fold your coffee filter in half. Continue to fold it into a triangle form.Step 2: Cut your snowflake. Geometric shapes work best for cutting out a snowflake. I like to do half circles and triangles.Step 3: Unfold your coffee filter to see what magical snowfla...
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Recipe: Natural Gouache Paint

Recipe: Natural Gouache Paint

Posted by Leah Fanning on Feb 11th 2021

Gouache is a beautiful, water-based artist paint, similar to acrylic or an opaque watercolor.Ingredients: Earth & Mineral PigmentsGum Arabic PowderLimestone Powder (Impasto Medium)Honey (for a vegan version, use glycerin!)Optional Ingredients: Clove or Thyme Essential Oil (mild preservative)1. Mix “Watercolor Base” from our watercolor recipe.Watercolor Base Mix 1 cup hot water with ½ cup Gum Arabic PowderAdd in 1/5 cup honey o...
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Recipe: Professional-Grade Natural Watercolors

Recipe: Professional-Grade Natural Watercolors

Posted by Leah Fanning on Feb 11th 2021

Making your own watercolors allows you to make an incredibly archival, high quality paint that has a more brilliant luminosity than tubed pro-quality watercolors and is free of fillers, preservatives, heavy metals, petroleum-based pigments and toxins.  And it couldn't be simpler! Ingredients Natural Watercolor Kit or Earth & Mineral Pigments Gum Arabic Powder Honey (if you want a vegan version, use glycerin)...
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Recipe: Natural Earth Modeling Clay

Recipe: Natural Earth Modeling Clay

Posted by Leah Fanning on Feb 11th 2021

My 4 year old son loves home-made play dough, but as a busy mom, I never find myself with time to make new batches for him. So, when someone gave him a set of modeling clay that permanently stays moist, malleable, and infinitely re-usable, I was very excited! However, I quickly noticed that the store-bought clay had a toxic smell, sticking to and sometimes dying my little one's hands. I did a little research and found that most com...
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Recipe: Natural Cold Porcelain Clay

Recipe: Natural Cold Porcelain Clay

Posted by Leah Fanning on Feb 11th 2021

Natural Cold Porcelain Clay is a perfect substitute for toxic polymer clay, and it allows for even finer detail and ease of sculpting. It's also incredibly inexpensive and super simple to make. The clay is air-dried so no need for baking, and it dries to a light weight, luminous, stone-like texture. It's perfect for kids and professional artists alike! The DIY cold porcelain recipes that we found online all called for glue or PVA which...
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Recipe: Natural Clay House Paint

Recipe: Natural Clay House Paint

Posted by Leah Fanning on Feb 11th 2021

Every room in my home is painted with this natural clay paint that's easy to make, economical, and gives my home a beautiful, soft, adobe-like look. I get compliments from all my guests!Ingredients: FlourBoraxEarth & Mineral PigmentsFine Sand (optional)Materials: Drill with paint mixer attachmentBucketStep 1: Make flour paste: Mix 2 cups of cold water with 1 cup of flour, then add that mixture to 6 cups of boiling water. Stir u...
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Recipe: Natural Earth Acrylic Paint

Recipe: Natural Earth Acrylic Paint

Posted by Leah Fanning on Feb 11th 2021

For painters who enjoy the durable, fast-drying and versatile qualities of acrylic, you can make a 100% plant-based acrylic earth paint that is more luminous than conventional acrylics!There are no fillers, additives or preservatives in our Natural Acrylic Medium. It is 100% petroleum free and has no synthetic pigments or toxic ingredients. It can be used on almost any surface and is also as a permanent fabric paint.Ingredients:Natural Acryl...
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Recipe: Natural Earth Mural Paint

Recipe: Natural Earth Mural Paint

Posted by Leah Fanning on Feb 11th 2021

There are several natural paint options for indoor murals. The Natural Earth Paint Kit contains wonderful pigments for indoor mural paint, especially if children want to be involved in the process. Another very durable option is Natural Acrylic Paint created with our Natural Acrylic Medium. The recipe below uses our Earth & Mineral Pigments and works great on drywall and natural building surfaces (cob walls, strawbale...
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Recipe: Natural Earth Oil Paints

Recipe: Natural Earth Oil Paints

Posted by Leah Fanning on Feb 11th 2021

Making your own natural oil paint is not only super quick, easy and economical but it also makes the most archival, vibrant and pure paint on the planet. Unlike tubed conventional oil paints, these paints don't have fillers (bulking agent), toxic preservatives, heavy metal or petroleum-based pigments, solvents or chemical additives. These paints will last for thousands of years and be 100% lightfast, humidity resistant and won't off-gas into...
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Recipe: Natural Wood Stains

Recipe: Natural Wood Stains

Posted by Leah Fanning - Video by Lilli Hoffman on Feb 11th 2021

There are several techniques to make natural wood stains. Staining with Eco-SolveMaterials: Eco-Solve, Natural Earth Pigment, Large soft brushMix pigment with Eco-Solve at about a 1:4 parts ratio. Add additional pigment for a more opaque stain, or additional Eco-Solve for a more transparent stain. Brush the stain onto the wood in the direction of the grain.Let dry.Optional: Recommended finish with Natural Varnish. Staining wit...
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Recipe: Natural Glair Earth Paint

Recipe: Natural Glair Earth Paint

Posted by Leah Fanning on Feb 11th 2021

Glair paints were popular during the 5th century to create illuminated manuscripts. Because the paint is not very strong, it works best on paper. It’s perfect for art journaling and is very quick and easy to make.Ingredients: Egg whiteEarth & Mineral PigmentsPrep Time: 10 min. Beat egg whites into a froth that is like a meringue in consistency. Let sit at room temperature several hours or overnight.Gently remove the foam on top (th...
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Recipe: Natural Earth Printmaking Ink

Recipe: Natural Earth Printmaking Ink

Posted by Leah Fanning on Feb 11th 2021

This recipe is based on the very ancient and little-known Japanese process called the Moku Hanga technique of making your own inks. This ancient technique has always used all non-toxic ingredients. The ink is for wood block prints but can also be used for linoleum cuts and mono prints.Ingredients: Earth & Mineral PigmentsAlcohol (preferably gin- makes ink more archival and durable)Nori (Rice Paste)Optional Ingredients: Magnesium Carbona...
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Recipe: Natural Earth Egg Tempera

Recipe: Natural Earth Egg Tempera

Posted by Leah Fanning on Feb 11th 2021

Tempera painting predates oil painting as a professional painting medium. It has unique characteristics: it produces a crisp, luminous, almost linear effect that’s quite different from oil. Using egg yolk as the binder, this ancient technique makes a water-soluble paint that dries quickly, allowing for over-painting with more tempera or other mediums. If you have never tried it, we thoroughly recommend the experience!Ingredients: Egg Y...
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Recipe: Natural Earth Pastels

Recipe: Natural Earth Pastels

Posted by Leah Fanning on Feb 11th 2021

Making your own pastels allows you to create them as soft or as hard as you like. Commercial pastels have to be made hard enough to withstand breakage during shipment. As long as you're not shipping these, you can make soft pastels that are more yielding and do not dig into the under-layers of the paper as much as harder pastels do. The paint quality will be richer, and the colors more intense.Ingredients:Earth & Mineral PigmentsWaterBin...
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Recipe: Natural Casein Earth Paint

Recipe: Natural Casein Earth Paint

Posted by Leah Fanning on Feb 11th 2021

Derived from milk, casein paint dates all the way back to Asian cave paintings. It was widely used up until the Renaissance, and it's durable, fast-drying, and water-soluble. It does smells a little strange, but the smell dissipates as it dries! Do not use if you are allergic to dairy products.Ingredients: Casein powderBoraxEarth & Mineral PigmentsPrep time: 5 min. prep; then let sit overnight. 5 more min., and let sit an hour.Proce...
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Recipe: Natural Earth Sand Painting

Recipe: Natural Earth Sand Painting

Posted by Leah Fanning on Feb 11th 2021

The ancient art of sand painting among Native American tribes in the Southwest was a form of religious expression. In its original form, sand paintings were created to exist only a few hours. Toward the end of the 20th century, many Native Americans began creating more permanent sand paintings by using glue under the colored sand.Ingredients: Fine craft sandEarth & Mineral Pigments Prep Time: 3 min. per colorProcess: Place 1 cup of...
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Recipe: Natural Earth Oil Pastels

Recipe: Natural Earth Oil Pastels

Posted by Leah Fanning on Feb 11th 2021

Ingredients for 2 ½ pastels:6 tablespoons white beeswax (for a vegan version, you can use soy wax and carnauba wax)2 tablespoons oil (linseed or jojoba or walnut)2 tablespoons Earth & Mineral PigmentsProcess: Create a double boiler using a tin can. Bend a pouring spout on the can with a pair of pliers. Simmer the beeswax and oil in the can over medium heat until the beeswax is melted. Remove from the heat.Stir in the pigment,...
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Recipe: Natural Earth Encaustics

Recipe: Natural Earth Encaustics

Posted by Leah Fanning on Feb 11th 2021

“Encaustic”, meaning "to burn in", is an ancient medium using molten beeswax combined with dry pigments and natural resin. There are still Greek encaustic portraits dating as far back as 23 B.C. The resilience and color has remained intact, uncracked and unfaded over centuries due to wax's imperviousness to moisture.Ingredients: 1 lb. of white refined natural beeswax1-2 oz. of ground dammar resinEarth & Mineral Pigments1....
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​Valentine’s Day Hearts with Eco-Friendly Air Dry Clay

​Valentine’s Day Hearts with Eco-Friendly Air Dry Clay

Posted by Sarah Scarborough on Feb 6th 2021

Just in time for Valentine's Day, we've cooked up an extra-special eco-friendly clay tutorial featuring our Natural Earth Paint Kit! It's perfect for kids of all ages looking for a hands-on crafting activity for the holiday. Ingredients:1 Cup of Baking Soda 1/2 Cup of Corn Starch 3/4 Cup of Water1 Non-Stick Skillet or Pot Natural Earth PaintStep 1: Measure your baking soda, corn starch and water and add these three ingred...
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How to Mix & Store Your Own Natural Acrylic Paint

How to Mix & Store Your Own Natural Acrylic Paint

Posted by Sarah Scarborough on Jan 28th 2021

Today we're sharing our tutorial on mixing and storing your own Natural Acrylic Paint with our Natural Acrylic Medium! Why should you make your own acrylic paints? For years, we've been receiving requests for a natural acrylic paint alternative from customers who were tired of chemical sensitivities from fumes, skin irritation, and concerns about the environmental damage that conventional acrylics can cause...
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Speaking Your Truth with Elena Jenkins

Speaking Your Truth with Elena Jenkins

Posted by Elena Jenkins on Jan 25th 2021

Thanks so much, Elena, for taking the time to speak with us about your incredible painting practice and inspiration! Could you please tell us a little about your personal journey that led you to painting?Beginning oil painting as my medium of choice for portraits has been the result of a slow evolution of trial and error in my art process. Over the years, I have tried multiple different mediums for portraiture: for many years I drew in grayscale,...
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Natural Earth Paint's Quest for Zero Waste Creativity

Natural Earth Paint's Quest for Zero Waste Creativity

Posted by Leah Fanning on Jan 17th 2021

As many of you know, we're introducing new home-compostable pouches for our pigments so you can enjoy a whole new way of storing Natural Earth Paint the eco-friendly way! But how did we get here?Since our humble beginnings, we've been committed to eco-friendly products and practices. We operate out of a fully solar-powered facility in Southern Oregon that also serves as a community drop-off site for bubble wrap and other packi...
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Toy Car Painting with The Barefoot Babies

Toy Car Painting with The Barefoot Babies

Posted by The Barefoot Babies on Jan 10th 2021

Carolyn from The Barefoot Babies shared with us her "Trajectory Schema: Cars Edition" craft featuring Natural Earth Paints!"If you’ve been following me for a while, you will know that E is currently fascinated by the trajectory schema. This refers to play where kids just *need* to throw objects on repeat. Contrary to how it may feel - they’re not doing this to annoy you. They’re actually trying to understand how objects move through space an...
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Mapping Connections with Joey Hartmann-Dow

Mapping Connections with Joey Hartmann-Dow

Posted by Joey Hartmann-Dow on Dec 20th 2020

Thanks so much, Joey, for taking the time to speak with us about your artistic inspiration and practice!I’m so glad to chat, I’m a big fan of Natural Earth Paint!Could you please tell us a little bit about your personal history that led you on this artistic journey? How were you first introduced to the arts?I’ve always been a creative and I’m so grateful to my parents for always encouraging me— and without any pressure either, just genuine suppor...
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Winter Reindeer Face Paint Tutorial with Kate Dascoli

Winter Reindeer Face Paint Tutorial with Kate Dascoli

Posted by Kate Dascoli on Dec 13th 2020

Celebrate the season with this lovely reindeer face paint tutorial, shared with us by Kate Dascoli. We were blown away by her wintry look, so she showed us just how to recreate it with our Natural Face Paints!Supplies: Brown, white, black and red Natural Face Paint, makeup sponge, and brushes.Step 1: Using a brush or sponge, add brown Natural Face Paint to the cheek bones and around the hair line. Line the...
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NEW! Our Natural Acrylic Medium is Here!

NEW! Our Natural Acrylic Medium is Here!

Posted by Leah Fanning on Dec 9th 2020

The wait is over! Now you can feel good about using acrylic paint with our all-new, first-of-its-kind, plant-based Natural Acrylic Medium. This product is made with naturally archival ingredients to provide a permanent, water-resistant and non-yellowing finish that dries crystal clear. This product is truly non-toxic, plant based and contains ZERO petroleum byproducts. Just like conventional acrylic mediums, this medium has many uses in...
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Christmas Cards with Bear Cubs Nature Play

Christmas Cards with Bear Cubs Nature Play

Posted by Bear Cub Nature Play on Dec 8th 2020

Learn how to make Christmas tree greeting cards with us for the holidays! Thanks, Bear Cubs Nature Play, for the lovely idea!"We’re crafting again today creating Christmas tree cards with a collection of fern leaves we picked from this morning’s walk. Super simple and pretty effective! We just dipped them in a lovely green Natural Earth Paint and printed their leaves on the card. Kept [my little one] busy for a little while at least!"Su...
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Sustainable Animation Equipment with The Sisters Bloom

Sustainable Animation Equipment with The Sisters Bloom

Posted by The Sisters Bloom on Nov 24th 2020

Our friends at The Sisters Bloom, an animation studio focused on environmentally-friendly practices, recently shared with us their latest equipment project—a sustainable downshooter!“A downshooter is essentially a see-through table with multiple glass planes that you can place foreground, middle ground, and background elements on with the camera mounted above, pointing downward to merge those various elements into one composition. It comes from t...
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Finding Your Authentic Self with Marijn Westmijze-Steemers

Finding Your Authentic Self with Marijn Westmijze-Steemers

Posted by Marijn Westmijze-Steemers on Nov 10th 2020

Thanks so much, Marijn, for taking the time to speak with us about your artistic journey! Could you please tell us a little bit about your personal history that led you on this particular artistic path? How did you first discover your love for getting out into nature, creating illustrations, and making dolls?I’ve loved creating and nature for as long as I can remember. As a little girl my dream was to become a children’s book illustrator and also...
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Painted Egg Carton Nature Mask with Arrow & Jade

Painted Egg Carton Nature Mask with Arrow & Jade

Posted by Arrow & Jade on Sep 18th 2020

Check out this beautiful craft shared with us by Arrow & Jade at @chasing_arrow on Instagram!"This craft is perfect for a wide range of ages. Arrow is just over two and loves to paint and he really loved this craft. Older children could paint with more care and detail and they could apply the extra decorations themselves. If you’re a mama with a small child like me, you can indulge in the decorating or simply leave them painted.Supplies...
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Finding Natural Inspiration with Kellie Hoffman

Finding Natural Inspiration with Kellie Hoffman

Posted by Kellie Hoffman on Sep 12th 2020

Hi Kellie, thanks so much for taking the time to speak with us about your eco-conscious work! To start, please could you tell us a little bit about your personal history that led you to start making art? How did you learn how to paint?I have been creating art for as long as I can remember. As soon as I started high school, my art teachers helped me to refine my skills. My medium of choice at the time was graphite and charcoal, with a little dabbl...
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Embracing The Process with Tasha Cathey

Embracing The Process with Tasha Cathey

Posted by Tasha Cathey on Sep 12th 2020

Hi Tasha, thanks so much for taking the time to talk with us about your love for natural pigments! Could you please tell us a little bit more about your personal history that led you on your artistic journey? How did you first learn about painting and natural pigments?My journey into painting has been a recent endeavor. My husband and I moved to a new city for his medical program a couple years ago and my photography business took a minor hiatus...
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Face Painting Tips & Tricks

Face Painting Tips & Tricks

Posted by Leah Fanning on Aug 4th 2020

Here are some tips and techniques for using your Natural Face Paints!Application:Use the enclosed makeup sponge to blend colors, create a soft, hazy look, or coat the entire face with one color.Use tiny brushes and eyeshadow applicators for finer details- don't forget to rinse all the brushes with soap and water after use so they'll be ready for your next application!Moisten your applicators before dipping them in the face paints to make the...
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The Benefits of Natural Earth Paints

The Benefits of Natural Earth Paints

Posted by Leah Fanning on 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, additives, preservatives or stabilizer...
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Leah's Eco-friendly Oil Painting Guide

Leah's Eco-friendly Oil Painting Guide

Posted by Leah Fanning on Jul 30th 2020

Leah's Eco-friendly Oil Painting Guide: How to Eliminate All Toxins from the Oil Painting ProcessSolvents 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

Posted by Leah Fanning on 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...
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Why Organic Cotton?

Why Organic Cotton?

Posted by Leah Fanning on 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 EarthWith organic cotton the soil is treated with care so that it continues to thrive and to give the cotton everything it naturally needs....
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Painting with the Mountains with Karen Boon

Painting with the Mountains with Karen Boon

Posted by Karen Boon on May 5th 2020

Thank you so much, Karen, for taking the time to share your experiences with us! Can you start by telling us a little bit about your personal history - where you grew up and how did that place or landscape affect your life as an artist?I grew up in Louisville, Kentucky, which has beautiful, green, rolling hills and the Ohio River. It propelled me on a lifelong journey of appreciating nature. After living all over the world as a graphic designer,...
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