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Why is Earth Paint Sacred? Aboriginal Art through the Ages

Why is Earth Paint Sacred? Aboriginal Art through the Ages

Posted by Natural Earth Paint on May 28th 2018

It’s a well guarded secret by the Aborigines in Australia and it’s forbidden for them to talk about it, but there are many guesses as to why earth paint is considered sacred.  It was a general belief among Aboriginal cultures that the geographical features of the land were created by a mythical snake as it journeyed over it. The colored ochre seams were believed to be the "tracks" left by the snake through the earth, and therefore...
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DIY Natural Cold Porcelain Clay (Without Glue!)

DIY Natural Cold Porcelain Clay (Without Glue!)

Posted by Natural Earth Paint on May 23rd 2018

Natural Cold Porcelain Clay is a perfect substitute for toxic polymer clay and 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. Perfect for kids through professional artists. The DIY cold porcelain recipes that we found online all called for glue or PVA whi...
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Natural Earth Paint Featured on Good Day LA!

Natural Earth Paint Featured on Good Day LA!

Posted by Natural Earth Paint on May 12th 2018

Our Natural Earth Paint was featured on Good Day LA during a segment describing the best educational toys for kids! Nasiba Adilova, the entrepreneur mom behind "The Tot," talks about eco-friendly and non-toxic products for moms and children, and says our paint is great for kids' imagination and decision-making. Check out the video below!Interested in what others have to say about Natural Earth Paint? Visit our News page!Follow us on In...
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Natural Earth Paint Kit Featured in Parents Magazine!

Natural Earth Paint Kit Featured in Parents Magazine!

Posted by Natural Earth Paint on May 2nd 2018

In a recent Parents Magazine article online, Ziata Faerman writes about low-stress activities kids and parents can embrace. Faerman recommends our Children's Earth Paint Kit as a way for kids to get creative without the stress of a messy clean up."'Painting is extremely relaxing and therapeutic and studies show that kids who paint are more likely to be entrepreneurs,' says Kathryn Smerling, PH.D., LCSW, a family therapist. The g...
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DIY Natural & Kid-Friendly Slime

DIY Natural & Kid-Friendly Slime

Posted by Natural Earth Paint & Leah Fanning on Apr 30th 2018

Slime just never seems to get old! My 8 year old has loved it his entire life. Most slime recipes that we've found online call for a use of chemical glues, petroleum based dyes or pigments and borax that may cause respiratory, skin, and eye irritation. Here's an all natural, kid-friendly slime with only 4 ingredients!Supplies: 1 tbs Psyllium Powder (you can find this at various health shops or pharmacies)1 tsp Cornstarch1/2 tsp Eart...
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Natural Earth Paint Featured in Green Child Magazine! Kid Friendly Ways to Celebrate Earth Day

Natural Earth Paint Featured in Green Child Magazine! Kid Friendly Ways to Celebrate Earth Day

Posted by Natural Earth Paint on Apr 20th 2018

Earth Day is tomorrow and Green Child Magazine features some Kid-Friendly Ways to Celebrate Earth Day, including using our Natural Earth Paint products!The article gives ideas from creating a butterfly garden to visiting a local farmer's market to celebrate the Earth's natural wonders, linking to Nature-inspired Art Projects + Making Your Own Paints & Brushes written by Natural Earth Paint owner, Leah Fanning.You can learn how to make natur...
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5 Earth-Friendly Ways to Spend Earth Day

5 Earth-Friendly Ways to Spend Earth Day

Posted by Natural Earth Paint on Apr 13th 2018

Earth Day is coming up on April 22nd! Here are a few creative ideas for eco-friendly activities you can do with your family.1. Admire a few eco-friendly artists (or become one yourself!)This article in Huffington Post highlights a few incredible artists who focus their artwork on sustainability and environmentalism. Many of the pieces are created with either natural materials or recycled plastic! You can also become an eco-artist yourself!...
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Natural Earth Paint Featured on The Tot for Easter!

Natural Earth Paint Featured on The Tot for Easter!

Posted by Natural Earth Paint on Apr 8th 2018

Our Natural Earth Paint Kit was featured in the article Tot Craft Corner: Easter Pebble Eggs & Bunny Hat on The Tot!"Easter PebblesHand painted pebbles are not only lovely to paint, hold and display at Easter time, but they can also be a wonderful addition to your child’s Easter pretend play.MaterialsNatural Earth PaintA selection of pebbles (I always look for pebbles that are light in colour and porous so the paint adheres well.)Pa...
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DIY Natural Marbled Paper for Earth Day

DIY Natural Marbled Paper for Earth Day

Posted by Natural Earth Paint on Apr 7th 2018

In honor of Earth Day on April 22nd, we have taken the traditional craft of paper marbling and adapted it into a 100% natural, non-toxic and earth-based activity using earth pigments, walnut oil and a plant based glue. This is a fun and fascinating way to create unique paint designs on paper for cards and decorations. The process works by having the paint sit right on the surface of the water, so that it can easily get picked up by pa...
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Natural Earth Paint Featured on Rainy Day Sunny Play!

Natural Earth Paint Featured on Rainy Day Sunny Play!

Posted by Natural Earth Paint on Apr 5th 2018

Our Natural Earth Paint Kit was featured on the parenting blog Rainy Day Sunny Play in their Article Messy Painting Ideas!Check out the entire article here.Interested in what others have to say about Natural Earth Paint? Visit our News page!Follow us on Instagram, Facebook, and Pinterest for more natural inspiration....
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How to Make Natural, Eco-Friendly Glitter

How to Make Natural, Eco-Friendly Glitter

Posted by Natural Earth Paint on Mar 30th 2018

Glitter is a fun way to add some dimension and sparkle to your Easter crafts, but did you know that glitter is also an ecological hazard? Most glitter is made of plastic, and its small size makes it easy for fish and other animals to consume.So why not make an all natural form of glitter?Supplies: Epsom SaltTable SaltNatural Earth Paint KitWaterA small airtight containerA small bowlA spoon1. Combine 1 tablespoon of epsom salt and 1 tablesp...
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Natural Earth Paint Featured on Indy Style Segment of WISH-TV!

Natural Earth Paint Featured on Indy Style Segment of WISH-TV!

Posted by Natural Earth Paint on Mar 28th 2018

The Indy Style segment on Indianapolis station WISH-TV names the Earth Flags Craft Kit as one of the best Earth Day activities for kids! Check out the full article here.Interested in what others have to say about Natural Earth Paint? Visit our News page!Follow us on Instagram, Facebook, and Pinterest for more natural inspiration....
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Planning an Eco-Friendly Baby Shower

Planning an Eco-Friendly Baby Shower

Posted by Natural Earth Paint on Mar 24th 2018

 For all the expecting and new mothers out there, here's how to bring some natural color and earthy creativity to your baby shower with Natural Earth Paint!Natural Baby Shower Gift BasketsWhat could be a better gift for an expectant mother than a basket of Natural Earth Paint Kits? Try belly painting with our Natural Face Paint Kit, announcing your little one with our Earth Flags Craft Kit, and introducing your...
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Natural Egg Dye Kit Featured on Heavy.com in Top 5 for 2018 Article!

Natural Egg Dye Kit Featured on Heavy.com in Top 5 for 2018 Article!

Posted by Natural Earth Paint on Mar 23rd 2018

Our Natural Egg Dye Kit was featured on Heavy.com in their article Top 5 Best Natural Easter Egg Dying Kits 2018!Read the full article here.Interested in what others have to say about Natural Earth Paint? Visit our News page!Follow us on Instagram, Facebook, and Pinterest for more natural inspiration....
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DIY Natural Confetti Eggs with the Natural Egg Dye Kit

DIY Natural Confetti Eggs with the Natural Egg Dye Kit

Posted by Natural Earth Paint & Hannah Medina on Mar 15th 2018

Confetti eggs are a fun and eco-friendly Easter tradition that you can easily make with kids at home!Supplies: EggsNatural Egg Dye KitLarge NeedleLeaves or Edible PaperHole PunchTissue PaperGlueEmptying the Egg1. To empty the contents of the egg, you’ll need eggs, a sharp object (I’ll be using a seam ripper), and a bowl to catch the egg whites and yolk.2. Start by poking into one end of the egg with the seam ripper until you have a hole ab...
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Natural Earth Paint Featured in Green Child Magazine! Eco-Friendly Outdoor Party Ideas for Kids

Natural Earth Paint Featured in Green Child Magazine! Eco-Friendly Outdoor Party Ideas for Kids

Posted by Natural Earth Paint on Mar 14th 2018

Our Natural Earth Paints were mentioned in Green Child Magazine's article Eco-Friendly Outdoor Birthday Party Games for Kids!Check out the full article here.Interested in what others have to say about Natural Earth Paint? Visit our News page!Follow us on Instagram, Facebook, and Pinterest for more natural inspiration....
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Natural Earth Paint Featured on Double Check Vegan!

Natural Earth Paint Featured on Double Check Vegan!

Posted by Natural Earth Paint on Feb 1st 2018

Vegan art supplies can be hard to find; fortunately, Double Check Vegan can help you find them. Our pigments are featured in their List of Vegan Art Supplies, too!Interested in what others have to say about Natural Earth Paint? Visit our News page!Follow us on Instagram, Facebook, and Pinterest for more natural inspiration....
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Natural Face Paint Kit Featured on Reader's Digest!

Natural Face Paint Kit Featured on Reader's Digest!

Posted by Natural Earth Paint on Jan 3rd 2018

Our Natural Face Paint Kit is featured on Reader's Digest! Read on how our clay and mineral-based face and body paints can add a bit of spice to an indoor winter date.Interested in what others have to say about Natural Earth Paint? Visit our News page!Follow us on Instagram, Facebook, and Pinterest for more natural inspiration....
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Natural Earth Paint Featured on WRAL.com! Stuff those Stockings

Natural Earth Paint Featured on WRAL.com! Stuff those Stockings

Posted by Natural Earth Paint on Dec 18th 2017

Our Natural Earth Paints were featured in WRAL.com's article Stuff those Stockings!Read the full article here.Interested in what others have to say about Natural Earth Paint? Visit our News page!Follow us on Instagram, Facebook, and Pinterest for more natural inspiration....
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Natural Face Paint Kit Included in The Modern Box Love!

Natural Face Paint Kit Included in The Modern Box Love!

Posted by Natural Earth Paint on Dec 14th 2017

If you're in a long-term relationship, check out The Modern Love Box, a subscription box curated for couples. Each box aims to help long-term relationships nix boredom and keep that intimate, romantic spark alive. Our Natural Face Paint Kit was recently included in one of their monthly boxes!  Interested in what others have to say about Natural Earth Paint? Visit our News page!Follow us on Instagram, Facebook, and Pinterest for more...
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Natural Earth Paint Founder Interviews with Green America's Green Business Network!

Natural Earth Paint Founder Interviews with Green America's Green Business Network!

Posted by Natural Earth Paint on Dec 13th 2017

Natural Earth Paint is a proud Gold Certified member of Green America’s Green Business Network. Check out our founder Leah Fanning's interview with Green America!Read the full article here.Interested in what others have to say about Natural Earth Paint? Visit our News page!Follow us on Instagram, Facebook, and Pinterest for more natural inspiration....
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Natural Earth Paint Featured in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution! 2017 Holiday Gift Guide

Natural Earth Paint Featured in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution! 2017 Holiday Gift Guide

Posted by Natural Earth Paint on Dec 7th 2017

Our Natural Earth Paints were featured in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution's 2017 Holiday Gift Guide! These paints make the perfect gift for both budding young artists and creative adults. Read the full article here.Interested in what others have to say about Natural Earth Paint? Visit our News page!Follow us on Instagram, Facebook, and Pinterest for more natural inspiration....
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Natural Earth Paint Recipe Featured on Eco Home! DIY Recipe for Natural Healthy Paint

Natural Earth Paint Recipe Featured on Eco Home! DIY Recipe for Natural Healthy Paint

Posted by Natural Earth Paint on Dec 7th 2017

Natural Earth Paint was featured on Eco Home in their article DIY Recipe for Natural Healthy Paint!Natural Earth Paint founder Leah Fanning shares her DIY recipe for natural house paint that is non-toxic, cheap, and easy to make, providing a beautiful texture to any wall.Read the full article here.Interested in what others have to say about Natural Earth Paint? Visit our News page!Follow us on Instagram, Facebook, an...
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Natural Earth Paint Through the Ages : The Middle Ages

Natural Earth Paint Through the Ages : The Middle Ages

Posted by Natural Earth Paint on Dec 7th 2017

A common misperception around natural materials and ingredients is that they’re not very archival, luminous or of a professional quality. Since 2011, Natural Earth Paint has been on a mission to dispel that myth and spread the surprising truth that non-toxic and natural ingredients are actually far more archival, radiant, stable and professional quality than their synthetic counterparts. The proof is in the cave paintings, the Rena...
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Natural Earth Paint Featured on The Huffington Post! The Holiday Gift Guide for the Traveling Artist

Natural Earth Paint Featured on The Huffington Post! The Holiday Gift Guide for the Traveling Artist

Posted by Natural Earth Paint on Nov 20th 2017

Our Natural Earth Paint Kit was featured on The Huffington Post's Holiday Gift Guide for the Traveling Artist! Artists can be hard to shop for. Fortunately, The Huffington Post compiled some great gift options for the traveling artist in your life who could use a creative boost. Take a look at their Holiday Gift Guide to figure out what your artist would love!Check out the full article here."For the budding artist...
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Natural Earth Paint Featured in Mother Earth Living Magazine! Jumpstart to Sustainable Holiday Shopping

Natural Earth Paint Featured in Mother Earth Living Magazine! Jumpstart to Sustainable Holiday Shopping

Posted by Natural Earth Paint on Nov 16th 2017

Our Natural Earth Paint Kit was featured in Mother Earth Living Magazine's article Jumpstart to Sustainable Holiday Shopping!Read the full article here. Americans spend over 1 trillion dollars on holiday shopping, and the Environmental Protection Agency reports a 25% increase in household waste between Thanksgiving to Christmas. It's our responsibility to reduce our individual  environmental impact by shopping su...
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Natural Earth Paint Featured on Blog Cera de Colores!

Natural Earth Paint Featured on Blog Cera de Colores!

Posted by Natural Earth Paint on Nov 15th 2017

Our Earth & Mineral Pigments and Natural Earth Paint Kit were featured on the blog Cera de Colores!Blogger and mother Ariane from Brazil writes about her experience using Natural Earth Paint during her Art Therapy sessions on her blog. Check out the full article here."For me it is very important to know where the materials I use in my creativity workshops come from with the children and also with the adults in the art...
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Natural Earth Paint Featured in Eco Parent Magazine!

Natural Earth Paint Featured in Eco Parent Magazine!

Posted by Natural Earth Paint on Nov 14th 2017

Natural Earth Paint founder Leah Fanning wrote an article on what's really inside our children's "non-toxic" art supplies for Eco Parent Magazine!Interested in what others have to say about Natural Earth Paint? Visit our News page!Follow us on Instagram, Facebook, and Pinterest for more natural inspiration....
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Natural Face Paints Featured on Romper! Wonder Woman Face Paint

Natural Face Paints Featured on Romper! Wonder Woman Face Paint

Posted by Natural Earth Paint on Oct 17th 2017

Our Natural Face Paints were featured in Romper's How To Do Wonder Woman Face Paint for Kids article!Read the full article here."Want to go au naturel? Choose a certified non-toxic face paint, like this eco-friendly set from Natural Earth Paint ($19). Most conventional paints will have a "non-toxic" label, notes Natural Earth Founder Leah Fanning, but are made with less-than-pure ingredients, like heavy metals, toxic additives, and form...
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Natural Earth Paint Through the Ages: The Colormen

Natural Earth Paint Through the Ages: The Colormen

Posted by Natural Earth Paint on Sep 4th 2017

Before the world had ready-made paints and art supplies stores, we had Colormen! These professionals were the “traders” of the paint world starting in the late 17th century and sold artists prepared pigments, pre-mixed oil paints, watercolors, dyes, made brushes, prepped canvases, gums, resins, and more. Before Colormen, the painter would buy course, raw pigments from apothecaries’ shops (or source them directly from quarries) a...
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Natural Earth Paint Through The Ages: Ancient Egypt

Natural Earth Paint Through The Ages: Ancient Egypt

Posted by Natural Earth Paint & Ann Hansen & Leah Fanning on Jul 25th 2017

The influence that Egypt has had on countless cultures is profound. Can you believe that the ancient Egyptian civilization lasted for more than 3000 years? They were not only astounding innovators, but they discovered and advanced most of the arts and sciences that we have the privilege of knowing today. Art was incredibly important throughout their culture, and to this day we can still marvel at the preserved tombs, statuary, sc...
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DIY Decorative Banners with the Earth Flags Craft Kit

DIY Decorative Banners with the Earth Flags Craft Kit

Posted by Natural Earth Paint & Lucia Corona on Jun 1st 2017

With spring coming to an end, now is the perfect time to take down old décor and create new decorations for your home! These banners are perfect for seasonal décor; they can also be used as decorations for celebrations like baby showers, wedding showers, graduations, and birthday parties. Here's a step-by-step guide on how to create decorative banners for any occasion!Supplies: Earth Flags Craft Kit Step 1: Empty the paint conte...
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Natural Earth Paint through the Ages: The Prehistoric Era

Natural Earth Paint through the Ages: The Prehistoric Era

Posted by Natural Earth Paint & Taylor Ann Hansen & Leah Fanning on May 31st 2017

Natural Earth pigments were the earliest recorded materials used by our ancient ancestors to make paint and various mediums. We can see artistic practices dating as far back as 500,000 years ago by Homo Erectus, our ancient ancestors.The oldest cave painting known today is from El Castillo, in Northern Spain and stands as a symbol of our human evolution and the beginning of the natural art movement. Most people don’t realize the scal...
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DIY Adoration Stones with Natural Earth Paint

DIY Adoration Stones with Natural Earth Paint

Posted by Natural Earth Paint & Taylor Ann Hansen on May 2nd 2017

Are you looking for a simple, beautiful, and creative DIY gift for mom?Adoration Stones are a sweet craft that any mom will treasure and anyone can create. They would be a beautiful addition to any home or garden, too!Supplies:Natural Earth Paint KitMedium-sized flat stonesStep 1: Take a nature walk and find some medium-sized flat stones offered by Mother Nature. You can find these types of stones in your backyard, on a nature trail, or...
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Natural, Non-Toxic Finger Paint Cards for Mother's Day

Natural, Non-Toxic Finger Paint Cards for Mother's Day

Posted by Natural Earth Paint & Lucia Corona on May 2nd 2017

When it comes to simple gifts that you can make for Mother's Day, painting a card or creating a picture come to mind first for us. Finger painting is a great way to let your kiddos express themselves and create personalized art. However, conventional children's paints contain toxic chemicals that can be harmful to your child's health. Make sure to choose paints like Natural Earth Paint that are safe for your kids in case&n...
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5 Things To Change for a Greener Studio

5 Things To Change for a Greener Studio

Posted by Natural Earth Paint & Taylor Ann Hansen on Apr 14th 2017

Earth Day arrives every year on April 22nd, inspiring mindfulness and gratitude for our Earth. There are many simple ways that you can celebrate Earth Day in your own home, work space, or art studio.Here's our list of the top 5 things you can change in your art studio for Earth Day to get you started!1. Reduce, Reuse, and RecycleThese three actions are crucial to protecting Mother Earth, since waste has an insidious effect on our natural en...
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Recycled Earth Art Flower Pots with Natural Earth Paint

Recycled Earth Art Flower Pots with Natural Earth Paint

Posted by Natural Earth Paint on Apr 12th 2017

Dig out your old, unsightly flower pots and give them some new life with the Natural Earth Paint Kit!Supplies: Natural Earth Paint KitFlower pots, cleaned and dried Paint directly on the cleaned pots with Natural Earth Paint and let dry. My two year old painted several of these with drool flying and intent focus.He almost enjoyed the stacking and unstacking/ arranging flowers process more than the painting.The masterpiece is finally...
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Natural Earth Paint Featured in The Rogue Valley Messenger!

Natural Earth Paint Featured in The Rogue Valley Messenger!

Posted by Natural Earth Paint on Mar 24th 2017

Natural Earth Paint was featured in The Rogue Valley Messenger's article Painting with Mother Nature: Natural Earth Paint!Read the full article here. Interested in what others have to say about Natural Earth Paint? Visit our News page!Follow us on Instagram, Facebook, and Pinterest for more natural inspiration....
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Why Use Natural Egg Dye? Keeping Egg Dying Toxin-Free

Why Use Natural Egg Dye? Keeping Egg Dying Toxin-Free

Posted by Natural Earth Paint on Mar 24th 2017

Our Natural Earth Paint customers often ask us, why should I use natural dyes for Easter eggs if I'm not eating the egg shell?1. Conventional dyes can leech toxins into your eggs.When you dye eggs, the dyes seep through the egg shell into the hard boiled egg, and then the egg is eaten! Have you ever seen that little bit of color on the egg when you peel it after dying it? Toxins from conventional egg dyes can be in your eggs even if you can'...
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7 Ways to Use Natural Gold Mica Earth & Mineral Pigment

7 Ways to Use Natural Gold Mica Earth & Mineral Pigment

Posted by Natural Earth Paint on Dec 28th 2016

There are countless ways to use our Natural Gold Mica Earth & Mineral Pigment. Here are a few!1. Natural Gold Mica Oil PaintSupplies:Natural Gold Mica Earth & Mineral PigmentRefined Walnut OilPour a small amount of Natural Gold Mica onto a glass palette.Add a few drops of Refined Walnut Oil.Mix with a palette knife until smooth, adding more oil as needed to achieve your desired consistency.Paint away!2. Flash GildingSupplies: Natural Gol...
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DIY Eco-Friendly Stamp Pad & Stamps with Natural Earth Paint

DIY Eco-Friendly Stamp Pad & Stamps with Natural Earth Paint

Posted by Natural Earth Paint on Jul 29th 2016

Little ones love stamps, but conventional stamps and stamp pads are made from harmful plastics and toxic ink ingredients. Create your own stamps and stamp pads at home with Natural Earth Paint!Supplies: Natural Earth Paint KitPaper towelsSmall washable platesAny household items that would make interesting marks (pencil erasers, golf tees, wine corks, toothpaste caps, cut fruit or vegetables, flowers, Q-tips, toilet paper rolls, etc.)Step 1:...
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Finding Love through Earth Art with Pamela Hoke

Finding Love through Earth Art with Pamela Hoke

Posted by Natural Earth Paint & Pamela Hoke on Jul 28th 2016

Eco artist, Pamela Hoke, has been on an artistic journey for many years to express nature as love through her writing and art.  She wrote the book “Natural Self Discovery,” and is currently creating a revised edition, which describes her recent move to the Pacific Northwest, her recent challenge with breast cancer, and a shift to Natural Earth Paints as her new medium. Her quest to discover a more earth-friendly and body-friendly...
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From the Weirdo Toolbox with Laura Zepeda

From the Weirdo Toolbox with Laura Zepeda

Posted by Natural Earth Paint & Laura Zepeda on Jun 20th 2016

Laura Zepeda is an inspirational earth artist in that she has completely invented her own tools, supplies and techniques using roughly crushed earth and minerals to make “paintings” that literally glow like a gemstone. Here is her description of this interesting process….I have no idea what I’m doing but a thousand ways to do it: I’m equal parts Artist and Mad Scientist. I’m making this up as I go along. I am not only creating ar...
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Life-Saving Natural Art with Roberto Parada

Life-Saving Natural Art with Roberto Parada

Posted by Natural Earth Paint & Roberto Parada on Apr 27th 2016

Roberto Parada is an internationally known oil painter and illustrator, having been published in Time, Newsweek, Rolling Stone, ESPN The Magazine, Entertainment Weekly, Esquire, and Huffington Post. Few people know that his art process came close to ending his life in 2004.  I had the honor of interviewing him about his journey in discovering which of his art supplies were literally killing him, how it happened and what he did to change...
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Nature Craft & Treasure Hunt for St. Patrick's Day

Nature Craft & Treasure Hunt for St. Patrick's Day

Posted by Natural Earth Paint on Mar 14th 2015

Make your own leprechaun gold with with our Natural Gold Mica Earth & Mineral Pigment!This is a great simple activity that helps your little ones be creative and get some time outside. March 17th is St. Patrick's Day, the perfect day to play pretend and hunt for leprechauns. As you know, leprechauns always have a pot of gold at the end of the rainbow. According to legend, if one is captured by a child, they will gra...
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Natural Face Paint Tutorial: Cool Cat

Natural Face Paint Tutorial: Cool Cat

Posted by Natural Earth Paint & Kathleen Taylor on Sep 28th 2014

As Halloween approaches, we'll be sharing several step-by-step face painting tutorials that are simple, beautiful, and non-toxic using our Natural Face Paints! The first installment is this precious cool cat!Step 1:Paint two red triangular ears on forehead and three black stripes on cheeks and forehead.Step 2:Outline ears with black.Step 3:Add as many curly loops as you like.Step 4:Paint bottom of nose black.Step 5:Add 3 dots and whis...
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How to Find, Stretch, and Prime Eco-Friendly Canvases

How to Find, Stretch, and Prime Eco-Friendly Canvases

Posted by Natural Earth Paint on May 22nd 2014

Creating eco-friendly painting surfaces is one way of making your painting practice a little greener. Here's how to stretch and prime canvases with our Certified Organic Raw Cotton Canvas, plus find seven more sustainable surfaces to paint on!Supplies: Certified Organic Cotton Canvas Stretcher bars* Eco Gesso Kit Paint brush Staple gun & staples*For the stretcher bars, you have a few options: Build your own.Hire...
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DIY Natural Wooden Eggs with Natural Earth Paint

DIY Natural Wooden Eggs with Natural Earth Paint

Posted by Natural Earth Paint on Mar 19th 2014

Painting with the Wooden Eggs Craft Kit for the Easter season has provided my 3 year old son plenty of fun; he gets to paint, arrange, and hunt for his bright Easter creations!Plus, we can re-use them every spring, painting on new designs each Easter. Here's our step-by-step guide!Supplies:Wooden Eggs Craft KitStep 1: Mix the Natural Earth Paint. Step 2: Paint the eggs a solid color and let dry (or, leave some of n...
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Potato Stamp Valentines with Natural Earth Paint

Potato Stamp Valentines with Natural Earth Paint

Posted by Natural Earth Paint on Jan 27th 2014

When it comes to crafts, I always like to go back to basics, keeping creativity simple and natural. That’s why I love making good, old-fashioned potato prints with Natural Earth Paint! This activity can be enjoyed by toddlers, older children, and even adults. Give your loved ones a beautiful, earthy Valentine, and enjoy their smiles!Supplies: Natural Earth Paint KitPotatoes Step 1: Cut a few potatoes in half. Fingerlings are e...
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