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    01/06/2020 - Amina Sly-Khan 0 Comments
    Drawing Plant Forms :- drawing skills for everyone/ Week 11

    Good Morning everyone,


    This week's blog is 'Drawing Plant Forms'... an activity that will enhance your drawing and observational skills.

    Very little outlay is needed and you can do it anywhere in the house or garden.

    Enjoy the blog, stay safe.


    Please share the blog, more next week.


    Best wishes,

    Amina

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  • Drawing skills tone and form shading art skills for kids adults families art therapy wellbeing mindfulness
    25/05/2020 - Amina Sly-Khan 0 Comments
    Tone & Form for everyone:- weekly blog ( week 10)

    Good Morning,

    I hope you're well on this beautiful bank holiday Monday.

    This week my daily blog becomes a weekly blog.

    This week's art activity is called tone & form and it is all about shading, tone & form.

    As always it is adaptable to different ages and abilities. The activity is relaxing and will help to de-stress... hopefully.

    Enjoy the session, more next week.


    Please share the blog.


    Amina x

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    22/05/2020 - Amina Sly-Khan 0 Comments
    Colour Mixing for everyone:- Day 41

    Good Morning,

    It's the last day of my daily blog.

    From next week it is changing to a weekly blog.

    It will be for every ability and age group as each activity can be adapted.


    Today's blog is colour mixing using 2 primary colours plus white.


    Enjoy, please share the blog.


    Have a great bank holiday weekend.

    Amina x

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  • watercolour city colour mixing art skills for kids adults families art activity wellbeing mindfulness art therapy
    21/05/2020 - Amina Sly-Khan 0 Comments
    Watercolour City for everyone:- Day 40

    Good Morning,

    How are you on this lovely Thursday morning?

    Today's art activity is called watercolour city.

    It involves colour mixing and using your imagination.

    It's suitable and adaptable for every age and ability.


    Enjoy the activity & please share the blog.


    Amina x


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  • water lilies mixed media colour mixing art skills for kids adults families art activity wellbeing mindfulness art therapy
    20/05/2020 - Amina Sly-Khan 0 Comments
    Water Lilies in Mixed Media for everyone:- day 39

    Good Morning,

    What a beautiful morning, sun is shining, we're all set for a hot, hot day!

    When you need a break for the sun, today's blog is water lilies in watercolours and oil pastels.

    A simple and effective technique that is suitable for all ages and abilities.

    You can play around with scale and colour.


    Enjoy the session.

    Please share the blog.


    Amina x

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    19/05/2020 - Amina Sly-Khan 0 Comments
    Watercolour Felt tips for everyone:- day 38

    Good Morning,

    Today's Art blog is called 'watercolour felt tips'. Felt tips are very versatile, affordable and everyone loves them... especially kids.

    My example is a row of trees with bluebells. 

    As always the activity is open to interpretation, any subject matter works well.

    Enjoy the activity, experiment to your heart's content with colour, scale and composition.

    More tomorrow,

    Amina x

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    18/05/2020 - Amina Sly-Khan 0 Comments
    Doodle painting Part 2 for everyone:- Week 9 day 37

    Good Morning,

    I can't believe it's week 9 of the daily blog.


    Today's art activity is an extension of the 'doodle painting'.

    The painting is on cartridge paper and more painting is involved.


    From next week, 25th May, the daily blog is becoming a weekly blog.

    The weekly blog will be more intense and it will come out every Monday.

    Enjoy, keep safe, keep calm and Paint!


    Please share the blog.


    Amina x

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    15/05/2020 - Amina Sly-Khan 0 Comments
    Wax Resist Reflections for everyone:- Day 36

    Good Morning,

    Today's art blog is called 'wax reflections' which involves painting and oil pastels or wax crayons.

    It's a great springboard for painting different landscapes in various colours.

    The activity is adaptable and suitable for all ages and abilities.

    Please share the blog.

    Have a great weekend, more on Monday.

    Amina x

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    14/05/2020 - Amina Sly-Khan 0 Comments
    Domed Buildings for everyone:- Day 35

    Good Morning,

    Today's art blog is 'Domed Buildings'. 

    A fun activity involving watercolours and imagination.

    There are three attachments to help you visualise and complete the activity.

    Enjoy.

    More tomorrow, please share the blog.

    Amina x

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  • doodle painting watercolours art skills for kids adults families art activity wellbeing mindfulness art therapy relaxation
    13/05/2020 - Amina Sly-Khan 0 Comments
    Doodle Painting for everyone:- Day 34

    Good Morning,

    I hope you're well on this cool but beautiful morning.

    Today's Art blog is a great relaxing activity... doodle painting.

    It's suitable for all ages and abilities.

    Enjoy the activity, more tomorrow.

    Please share the blog.


    Amina x

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  • drawing art skills kids adults families observational work sketching wellbeing mindfulness art therapy
    12/05/2020 - Amina Sly-Khan 0 Comments
    Mark Making for Kids, adults, families, everyone ;- Day 33

    Good Morning,

    Today's art blog is on hatching & cross-hatching.

    Hatching involves building up lots of lines in parallel to establish a mass of dark tone.

    Cross-hatching allows yo to create even darker tones through layering parallel lines in different directions.

    You can experiment with pen and pencil.


    Please share the blog.


    Take care, more tomorrow.

    Amina x


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    11/05/2020 - Amina Sly-Khan 0 Comments
    Mark Making - Art Skills for everyone:- day 32 week 8

    Good Morning,

    I hope you had a good bank holiday weekend celebrating V.E Day.

    Today's activity is exploring different ways of making tonal marks.

    You can use a variety of drawing implements for this exercise.

    Have fun. More tomorrow.

    Please share the blog.

    Amina x

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