Yarn dolly

This is the last of the stringy things for a bit….. You will need some wool, scissors, loom bands or small elastic bands are optional, a book about 20cm long to wind the wool around (you’ll see what I’m talking about in the YouTube video). https://youtu.be/qZhcMrHJgn8  

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More string things……a woven friendship bracelet

You will need: coloured embroidery thread or something similar, scissors, some tape, a button and about an hour to spare (it took me ages to make…but it was worth it). You could make these as gifts for friends and family (fathers day is coming up next month).   https://youtu.be/SOlk-M7X–M

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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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