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Recipe: Natural Earth Mural Paint

Recipe: Natural Earth Mural Paint

Posted by Natural Earth Paint 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 wal...
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Recipe: Natural Earth Oil Paints

Recipe: Natural Earth Oil Paints

Posted by Natural Earth Paint 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 Earth Printmaking Ink

Recipe: Natural Earth Printmaking Ink

Posted by Natural Earth Paint 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 CarbonateTo...
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Recipe: Natural Earth Sand Painting

Recipe: Natural Earth Sand Painting

Posted by Natural Earth Paint 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 PigmentsPrep Time: 3 min. per colorProcess: Place 1 cup of sand...
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Recipe: Natural Earth Encaustics

Recipe: Natural Earth Encaustics

Posted by Natural Earth Paint & Elise Wagner 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. Com...
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Recipe: Natural Cold Porcelain Clay

Recipe: Natural Cold Porcelain Clay

Posted by Natural Earth Paint 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: Professional-Grade Natural Watercolors

Recipe: Professional-Grade Natural Watercolors

Posted by Natural Earth Paint 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) Optional I...
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Recipe: Natural Egg Tempera

Recipe: Natural Egg Tempera

Posted by Natural Earth Paint on Feb 11th 2021

Egg Tempera painting predates oil painting as a professional painting medium. It's as old as the Egyptians, becoming most famous during the Renaissance and has now become very popular today. It has very 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...
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Recipe: Natural Glair Paint

Recipe: Natural Glair Paint

Posted by Natural Earth Paint & Darrin Johnson on Feb 11th 2021

Glair paints were popularized in the 5th century to create illuminated manuscripts, and many of those manuscripts are still vibrant and well-preserved today. A simple blend of two ingredients, glair paint works best on paper, and is perfect for art journaling or small paintings. Supplies: Egg whitesEarth & Mineral PigmentsStep 1: Separate the yolk from the white of one egg. You can make tempera paint w...
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Recipe: Natural Casein Paint

Recipe: Natural Casein Paint

Posted by Natural Earth Paint & Darrin Johnson on Feb 11th 2021

Derived from milk, casein paint dates all the way back to ancient Asian cave paintings. Casein paint is durable, fast-drying, and water-soluble. It was also as widely used in ancient Egypt as tempera paint, and popular among commercial illustrators and muralists in the twentieth century. Many oil painters also use it for underpainting. Learn how to make it for yourself below!Supplies:Casein powderBoraxDistilled waterEarth & Min...
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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 Natural Earth Paint & 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 ingr...
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Recipe: Natural Acrylic Paint

Recipe: Natural Acrylic Paint

Posted by Natural Earth Paint & 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 Natural Earth Paint & 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 Natural Earth Paint 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 Natural Earth Paint & 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 Natural Earth Paint & 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 Natural Earth Paint & 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 Natural Earth Paint 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 Natural Earth Paint & 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 Natural Earth Paint & 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 Natural Earth Paint & 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...
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Painted Egg Carton Nature Mask with Arrow & Jade

Painted Egg Carton Nature Mask with Arrow & Jade

Posted by Natural Earth Paint & 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...
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Finding Natural Inspiration with Kellie Hoffman

Finding Natural Inspiration with Kellie Hoffman

Posted by Natural Earth Paint & 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...
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Embracing the Process with Tasha Cathey

Embracing the Process with Tasha Cathey

Posted by Natural Earth Paint & 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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Making Natural Encaustic Paint with Earth Pigments

Making Natural Encaustic Paint with Earth Pigments

Posted by Natural Earth Paint & Elise Wagner on Aug 19th 2020

Watch artist Elisa Wagner mix encaustic paints with natural pigments to create stunning effects!Interested in learning more about Natural Earth Paint artists? Visit our Eco Artists page!Follow us on Instagram, Facebook, and Pinterest for more natural inspiration....
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Face Painting Tips & Tricks

Face Painting Tips & Tricks

Posted by Natural Earth Paint 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 t...
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Why Organic Cotton?

Why Organic Cotton?

Posted by Natural Earth Paint 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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Leah's Eco-friendly Oil Painting Guide

Leah's Eco-friendly Oil Painting Guide

Posted by Natural Earth Paint & 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 Benefits of Natural Earth Paints

The Benefits of Natural Earth Paints

Posted by Natural Earth Paint & 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, preservati...
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Natural Earth Paint Through the Ages: Ancient History

Natural Earth Paint Through the Ages: Ancient History

Posted by Natural Earth Paint 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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New "Behind the Scenes" Video!

New "Behind the Scenes" Video!

Posted by Natural Earth Paint & Katie Falkenberg on Jun 25th 2020

Check out our new video that encapsulates our passion, vision, mission, and origin story, as well as a sneak peak into our solar-powered workshop and more!Interested in learning more about the origins of Natural Earth Paint? Visit our About page!Follow us on Instagram, Facebook, and Pinterest for more natural inspiration....
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Painting with the Mountains with Karen Boon

Painting with the Mountains with Karen Boon

Posted by Natural Earth Paint & 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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Using the Earth as a Palette with Melissa Dickenson

Using the Earth as a Palette with Melissa Dickenson

Posted by Natural Earth Paint & Melissa Dickenson on May 5th 2020

Melissa is one of my favorite contemporary artists today and I am so excited to feature her breathtaking earth-based work here. She is based in San Francisco and during a recent visit to her beautiful studio we got to geek out on our mutual passions for harvesting pigments in nature. Her fascinating process of pouring the liquified crushed pigments across a canvas on the floor creates stunning imagery that I've never seen before.Th...
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Natural Earth Pigments for the Soul with Lauren Sauder

Natural Earth Pigments for the Soul with Lauren Sauder

Posted by Natural Earth Paint & Lauren Sauder on Apr 1st 2020

"Natural earth pigments are deep, full of secret beauty, holding stories waiting to be discovered. They’re slow and methodical. Soft and curious. For 10 years I have worked with landscapes documenting time and space as I experience it through natural environments. Through this work, I developed a heightened awareness and an intense push to explore natural earth pigments.When I first began researching and collecting this material in my local land...
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Our Natural Varnish Has Arrived!

Our Natural Varnish Has Arrived!

Posted by Natural Earth Paint on Jan 8th 2020

After several years of development by a Master Varnish Formulator, a truly non-toxic and natural varnish is finally available here!Our 100% natural, non-toxic Natural Varnish is made with a proprietary blend of plant-based, archival, and biodegradable ingredients using time-tested recipes from the Renaissance. This varnish enhances depth of color and richness with a fast-drying, water-clear, glossy finish. It provides superior and durab...
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Natural Face Paint Tutorial: Harvest Turkey

Natural Face Paint Tutorial: Harvest Turkey

Posted by Natural Earth Paint & Nicolette Ganassa on Nov 27th 2019

Check out this lovely seasonal Natural Face Paint tutorial, brought to you by Nicolette Ganassa!Interested in learning more about Natural Earth Paint tutorials? Visit our Eco Crafts & Face Painting Tutorials page!Follow us on Instagram, Facebook, and Pinterest for more natural inspiration....
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Painting in the Wild with David Popa

Painting in the Wild with David Popa

Posted by Natural Earth Paint & David Popa on Nov 13th 2019

David Popa has invented a breathtaking new art form that follows in the footsteps of Andy Goldworthy. He was born and raised in NYC and currently lives and paints in Espoo, Finland with his wife and daughter. He creates phenomenal, large scale works of art directly in nature that only exist for a short while. Documenting the work through the use of photography and drone videography has become an integral part of Popa’s process. Check out these a...
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Painting with the Ocean with Andrea Moni

Painting with the Ocean with Andrea Moni

Posted by Natural Earth Paint & Andrea Moni on Oct 1st 2019

Andrea Moni's art struck me with a sense of power and vulnerability the first time I saw it. And I fell in love with it even more after learning the story behind it and the process. In 2015 Andrea was seriously burned in a traumatic accident and her work then shifted towards collaboration and healing. She uses earth pigments, egg yolks and ocean water to create stunning paintings oceanside. She decided to extend her circle of healing to othe...
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Fourth of July Pinwheel with Natural Earth Paint

Fourth of July Pinwheel with Natural Earth Paint

Posted by Natural Earth Paint on Jun 29th 2019

Looking for a fun craft to do with the kids on the 4th of July? Pinwheels are an easy DIY for kids to make and play with, and can be made with supplies you probably already have around the house! Supplies: Heavy paper/thin cardboard Scissors Natural Earth Paint Paint brushes Pencils with erasers still intact (one per pinwheel) Push pins (one per pinwheel) Let's get started! Step 1. I used the red and blue paints from t...
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DIY Natural Fabric Paint with Earth Pigments

DIY Natural Fabric Paint with Earth Pigments

Posted by Natural Earth Paint on Jun 28th 2019

For a waterproof fabric paint that is completely natural and non-toxic, we have two recipe options.Option 1: Natural Acrylic Paint: By mixing Natural Acrylic Medium, with our Earth & Mineral Pigments you make a beautiful, non-toxic, permanent, and waterproof fabric paint! See video tutorial below or blog tutorial here.Option 2: Traditional Soybean based Fabric Paint: This is an ancient and traditional recipe that has been used for centur...
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Mother's Day Painted Flower Pots & Recycled Butterflies

Mother's Day Painted Flower Pots & Recycled Butterflies

Posted by Natural Earth Paint on May 2nd 2019

Supplies:Natural Earth PaintEmpty Toilet Paper Rolls Construction Paper Clothes Pins Coffee Filters Pipe Cleaners Glue Scissors A square of cardboard or poster boardPainting PaletteCreate Your Painting Palette After you've gathered all of your supplies and mixed up your Natural Earth Children's Paint you can begin by flattening the toilet paper rolls. Open the roll back up and form into a petal shape...
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The Life of a Natural Prodigy Artist with Josh Tiessen

The Life of a Natural Prodigy Artist with Josh Tiessen

Posted by Natural Earth Paint & Josh Tiessen on Apr 30th 2019

Josh Tiessen has a fascinating and unusual story. As a child he was considered one of the world's top ten prodigy artists and the only known male art prodigy in North America. He is primarily self taught and has now grown into an articulate young man who is maintaining his passion, drive, devotion and unbelievable work ethic with his art. He's been featured in over 90 exhibitions and has recieved over 60 prestigious awards and has been asked to s...
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 Earth Day Salt Dough with Natural Earth Paints

Earth Day Salt Dough with Natural Earth Paints

Posted by Natural Earth Paint on Apr 15th 2019

Supplies:  1 cup flour 1/2 cup of salt Natural Earth Paint KitIndividual Natural Earth Paint Packet in Black1/2 cup of Water Rolling Pin Parchment paper Cookie sheet Heart shaped cookie cutter Straw Twine or Ribbon   We made the recipe twice so we could have one ball of blue salt dough and one ball of green salt dough. Start with mixing flour, salt, and either the blue or t...
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Lucky Painted Rocks with Natural Earth Paint

Lucky Painted Rocks with Natural Earth Paint

Posted by Natural Earth Paint on Mar 3rd 2019

Supplies: Natural Earth Paint Kit Rocks Paint Brush Water Natural Varnish or Natural Acrylic Medium Start off by collecting any rocks you might have found on a past nature walk. If you don't have any then its a perfect time to head out for a walk. Look for rocks that are smaller than the palm of your hand, but larger than a quarter. Mix up your Natural Earth Paint and start painting some liquid luck onto those ro...
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Marble Art Valentines with Natural Earth Paint

Marble Art Valentines with Natural Earth Paint

Posted by Natural Earth Paint on Feb 4th 2019

Supplies:  Natural Earth Paint KitMarbles (3 or more) Construction Paper (We used Valentine colors, but any colors will work) Baking Sheet Paper Heart Doilies Scissors Pencil Glue Heart Shaped Hole Punch Twine (or any type of string) Standard Hole Punch Step 1: Prepare your Natural Earth Paints so that they have a nice fluid movement to them. Pick out what color paper you will be us...
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Organic Art-Making with Michelle Gagliano

Organic Art-Making with Michelle Gagliano

Posted by Natural Earth Paint & Michelle Gagliano on Oct 12th 2018

Nature-based Artist, Michelle Gagliano, incorporates Natural Earth Paint into her organic art practice. The results are stunning!Interested in learning more about Natural Earth Paint artists? Visit our Eco Artists page!Follow us on Instagram, Facebook, and Pinterest for more natural inspiration....
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All-Natural Tie Dye with Earth & Mineral Pigments

All-Natural Tie Dye with Earth & Mineral Pigments

Posted by Natural Earth Paint on Jul 22nd 2018

Tie dyeing is a classic way to add fun, colorful designs to towels, shirts, and different fabrics as a great Summertime craft.  But the conventional tie dye kits contain toxic, petroleum based dyes and chemicals that we'd like to avoid. Let's go back to our ancestral roots and use earth and plant-based ingredients to create the same beautiful results!Supplies: 1/4 cup soybeans Water Mason Jar Blender Fabric for straining the...
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DIY Natural & Colorful Puffy Paint

DIY Natural & Colorful Puffy Paint

Posted by Natural Earth Paint on Jul 4th 2018

Puffy paint is a great way to add some texture to your art projects, but conventional puffy paints contain chemicals, preservatives and petroleum based ingredients unsafe for children. Here's how to make non-toxic, natural puffy paint with only 4 simple ingredients!Supplies: 1 tbsp of self-rising flour1 tbsp of table saltNatural Earth Paint KitWaterStep 1: Add the self-rising flour, salt, paint, and 1 tsp of water to a small bowl...
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How to Make Natural, Eco-Friendly Oil Paints

How to Make Natural, Eco-Friendly Oil Paints

Posted by Natural Earth Paint & Leah Fanning on Jun 23rd 2018

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, be 100% lightfast and humidity resistant,...
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Natural Earth Paint Through the Ages: Buddhism

Natural Earth Paint Through the Ages: Buddhism

Posted by Natural Earth Paint on Jun 7th 2018

For over 2,500 years, Buddhists have spread their message of enlightenment to every corner of the globe. Today, with an estimated 488 million practicing Buddhists worldwide, followers of this ancient religion continue to make significant contributions to philosophy, literature, and art. This entry into Natural Paint Through the Ages will explore how Buddhists have used natural paint and dyes throughout the centuries to advan...
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