Messy Abstract Fun for Summer Days

Kids love mess, parents love cheap and easy. These three Abstract Art Activities are tried and true projects that keep kids busy for hours. For $20 or less your kids will beg you to do these again and again, and with Drank the Paint’s easy clean up method, you will let them!

Messy Abstract Fun for Summer Days (1)
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This is one of thoses classic projects that has been around forever. I have done it in each of my classrooms from Pre-K –

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Your Tribe

What is a Tribe and how to I find them? I struggled for so long to figure it out. I’m totally an Artsy Lone Wolf, I like creating in private, locked away in my studio with just “The Office” and Michael Scott to keep me company while I make beautiful things. Marketing was not my strong point, and I can be sort of awkward in person, so in making sales I rested a whole lot of faith that my Art would sell it’self,

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Adulting is hard. Like really, really hard. Could a creative boost be what you need to get healthier, happier, and reduce stress?  When I first heard about the new adult coloring book trend, the only one that spoke to me was this one by Sasha O’Hara that is entitled “Calm the F*** Down“. Life is stressful enough without finding time to be creative. Not to mention the mess,

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Hey Ya’ll! 

I know you have been following the Instagram announcement that they would be replacing the current chronological feed with an algorithm that would order the posts based on your interests and relationships. So, they will tell you what you want to see, kind of like what has happened on Facebook. So many people are upset about this change that the “Keep Instagram Chronological” petition received over 100,000 signatures, but despite the efforts, 

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Are YOU ready to discover your passion? Find the courage to live creatively every day with Drank the Paint     

After a long winter, the warm weather is bringing my neighbours and I out of hibernation, and back to “walking” our kids. The parade of wagons and strollers up and down our street, to and from the parks, is evidence enough that Spring certainly is right around the corner. We have a funny little Mom’s club in our neighbourhood.

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A little story about my 8 year olds WORST DAY EVER and how to Rock YOURS:

A few weeks ago I picked up my eight year old twins from school and one of the twins who usually bounces on over to the car, dragged his feet, got in slowly and slammed the door exclaiming “This was the WORST day of my life!”.  As a mom, my heart kind of broke,

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The Spring Show Season of 2016 is upon us, and I’m trying to come up with a powerful Artist Statement about the Spring Collection from Drank the Paint, and the truth is for this collection, I just had FUN, I found my joy in creating again, and found the voice I had been missing- my own. So here it is, the anti-statement statement of Spring:

 The wild hair and glitter lined eyes of 90’s youth nostalgia was my sparkly début to the world of creation.
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