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Why Organic Cotton?

Jul 30th 2020

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

THE BENEFITS OF NATURAL EARTH PAINTS

Jul 30th 2020

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

ECO OIL PAINTING TIPS

Jul 30th 2020

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

DIY Natural Fabric Paint with Earth Pigments

Jun 28th 2019

There currently aren't any natural and non-toxic fabric paints on the market that are permanent and water-proof. BUT you can now make your own! Ingredients: - 1/4 cup dry soybeans - Natural Earth Paint pigment ( Buy Here) - Gum Tragacanth Materials Needed: - any cotton fabric - Jar - Blender - Muslin Fabric / Cheesecloth - Bowls & spoon - Paint brushes - Detergent Part 1: Making Soy Milk 1. Put...
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How to Make Natural Oil Paints

How to Make Natural Oil Paints

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 and be 100% lightfast, humidity resistant and won't of...
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