my-cart-icon svg-arrow-next svg-arrow-prev

Blog

Natural Paint Through the Ages: Buddhism

Natural Paint Through the Ages: Buddhism

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 advance th...
Read More
Why is Earth Paint Sacred?

Why is Earth Paint Sacred?

May 28th 2018

The Mythical Snake: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,...
Read More
DIY Natural Cold Porcelain Clay (without Glue!)

DIY Natural Cold Porcelain Clay (without Glue!)

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 which can c...
Read More
Natural Earth Paint Featured on TV!

Natural Earth Paint Featured on TV!

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: And if you're looking for some fun Mother's Day activities for tomorrow, check out our blog post...
Read More
Natural Painting & Fresco Workshop in Italy 2019 May 07 2018

Natural Painting & Fresco Workshop in Italy 2019 May 07 2018

May 7th 2018

Natural Earth Paint founder and artist, Leah Fanning, will be teaching a Natural Painting & Fresco Workshop in a magical little village in Northern Italy in September! Based in the foothills of the Dolomites, 30 minutes from Venice, the workshop will be led by Leah and Alma Ortolan, Italian fresco artist in the ancient / natural techniques.Lodging & studio will be in the historic and elegantly restored Palazzo Galleti and amazing home-...
Read More