We've all made some artwork that doesn't come out quite as expected. Next time that happens, don't toss it - turn it into a "keeper" with this Watercolor Weaving lesson! Check it out here.
Apples are delicious. They are also super fun for little ones to learn about and create! Check out our latest DACOatHome Virtual Art Lesson by clicking here.
Are you a Warhol fan? Take a few minutes to view his work online and get inspired before you create your very own Pop Art! Check out the art lesson by Teaching Artist Barbara Ery by clicking here. Have fun and share your creations with us on social media!
Our own Teaching Artist Lisa Schorr has a beautiful art project for you, perfect for a Mother's Day gift or a nice addition for your own home. Save your tea bags; they are needed for this gorgeous little project. Check it out here!
Mother's Day is approaching this week and do we have some great gift ideas for you! Grab the kids, or make these on your own. The lady in your life is sure to love a handmade gift. Check out the instructions and make your own here.
Practice your drawing by using common household objects are your subjects. When it comes to drawing, make it a daily ritual for best results. Practice, practice, practice! Thanks to Teaching Artist Barbara Ery for this lesson. Click here for the drawing lesson.
In a time of such uncertainties, we know one thing for sure; we have an amazingly talented and generous crew of Teaching Artists here at DACO. Our own Barbara Ery, who leads the Women in Recovery group at DACO, created this colorful collage project for children of all ages. Show us your collages on social media and use #DACOatHome. Click here to check it out.
DACO Teaching Artist Barbara Ery walks us through how to sew a cloth mask at home in two short videos. Make your masks and then share your creations with us using #DACOatHome. Stay healthy and stay creative! Check out the videos here.
Two pieces of fabric (6” x 9”)
Two pieces of elastic 7”
Sew right sides of together.
Leave 5” on long side.
When sewing corners double stitch.
Our elastic inside at corners (make sure just sew in corner).
When done sewing flip inside out.
Push out corners.
Can make a few pleats by folding over and stitching over.
Let the wonders and beauty of Spring be your muse for this Wednesday Watercolor lesson from Lisa Schorr. Create your own painting by following the steps Lisa outlines in her lesson here. Be sure to share your work with us on social media and use #DACOatHome! Happy painting! Check out the lesson here.
To our Wednesday Watercolor crew, this one's for you! Teaching Artist Lisa Schorr brings you her lesson on painting a beautiful forest. Check out the lesson here, and make sure you share your work on social media and use #DACOatHome!
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