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Earth Day Salt Dough with Natural Earth Paints April 15 2019

Items you'll need 1 cup AP flour1/2 cup of salt1/2 TBS of Blue found in Children's Earth Paint Kit1TBS of Green found in Children's Earth Paint Kit1/2 cup of Water2 tsp of Black from Children's Earth Paint PacketsRolling PinParchment paperCookie sheetHeart shaped cookie cutterStrawTwine 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...

Share A Little Luck! March 03 2019

Sharing a Little Luck this March.

Natural Marble Art Valentine's! February 05 2019

A new take on an old tradition.  Supplies Needed:~Natural Earth Children's Paint (we used red and white)~Marbles (3 or more)~Construction Paper (We used Valentine colors, but any colors will work.)~Baking Sheet~Paper Heart Doilies~Scissiors~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 using. Grab your...

Organic Artist, Michelle Gagliano, explores Natural Earth Paint October 22 2018

Nature-based Artist, Michelle Gagliano, incorporates natural earth paints into her organic art making sensibility. The results are stunning!

DIY: All Natural Tie Dye (with Earth Pigments)! July 23 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! What you’ll need: 1/4 cup soybeans Water Mason Jar Blender Fabric for straining...

DIY Natural Puffy Paint July 05 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! What you'll need: 1 tbsp of self-rising flour 1 tbsp of table salt 1 tsp of Children's Earth Paint Water Microwave STEPS 1. Add the self-rising flour, salt, paint, and...

How to Make Natural Oil Paints June 23 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 off-gas into your home....

Natural Paint Through the Ages: Buddhism June 07 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 their cause, including the creation...

Why is Earth Paint Sacred? May 28 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...

DIY Natural Cold Porcelain Clay (without Glue!) May 23 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...

Natural Earth Paint Featured on TV! May 12 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...

Natural Painting & Fresco Workshop in Italy 2019 May 07 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...
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