It’s a string thing….

You will need some coloured wool, some thick chord, a bead with a large hole and a scissors.  PVA to secure the wool if you like.  Here’s how to do it….. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WxGe5cm4tn4   After I made the video I made the green/blue and yellow band with the left over black chord…. I wrapped it using…

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An apple a day keeps us drawing away…..

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W57Qnweh7MU&feature=youtu.be   You will need : B3 pencil (or a HB is fine), paper, rubber, an apple and a lamp or other bright light source.  Because I didn’t have a lamp to hand when I was preparing this tutorial I just drew an imagined torch up in the top right of the page and put…

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Thanks a bunch!!

To draw this bunch of flowers you will need: pencil, rubber, black marker for outlining, chalk pastels to colour with (or any other medium). https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kQJDWUq2wzY&feature=youtu.be  

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Easy-Peasy-Pom-Pom-Monster

You will need: a whole ball of wool, a cable tie, a scissors.  You can add a face or hair accessories if you like (I did!)   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0-I2yUPM0o8&t=5s  

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3D Paper Butterfly Demonstration

You will need:  coloured paper (preferably sugar paper), a pipe cleaner, oil or chalk pastels, scissors, a pencil. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bUQlvD0roGM&feature=youtu.be

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Circle drawings

Just drawing.  No mess, no clearing up. For the first video you will need: A pencil, paper, circle shape to trace around (a glass or cup is perfect. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ULRqc1uNpBI&feature=youtu.be   The second one is a little more challenging, you will need: A black bios, paper, a plate to trace around  (I used a pasta bowl)….

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Amazing home made fluffy paint

You will need: SELF RAISING FLOUR, SALT, FOOD COLOURING. Mixing bowl and spoon, table spoon measure (15mls) and a tea spoon measure (5mls). a plastic self seal lunch bag is handy so you can squirt the fluffy paint out like icing.    

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30 day drawing challenge

Here’s a 30 day drawing challenge for you to try – you can try them all in one day if you prefer…….sometimes it’s really hard to think of something to draw so this might help. If you have an old notebook lying around it’s very handy to keep your work in.  Remember your drawings don’t…

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Make a flower from T Rolls

This is a lot of fun and really easy, all you need is a toilet roll, sellotape/glue, scissors.  Paint and glitter is optional.   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KRFMBFF6YYo&feature=youtu.be

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St. Anne’s City Farm Children’s Art Competition

  The volunteers at the city farm in St. Anne’s asked me to let you all know about their art competition.  Email your drawing, painting, photo or craftwork to Dublincityfarm@gmail.com.  Freckles the sheep is waiting for your submissions….check out the website and catch up on all the wonderful characters in the farm just on our…

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