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I love YouTube.  For many reasons.  I get to watch SNL skits that I wouldn’t get to see here in my land of sand.  I get to workout with trainers for five minutes at a time and turn them off when I’m done.  But, my number one reason for YouTube: free education. 

I found one artist I love on YouTube.  Her post is Nika in Wonderland and her video is here:

I gave this a try one weekend afternoon.

Here is step one:

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Tear up all the paper and glue in different spots:

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The funnest part!!  Figure out where you want your flowers to go.  Play around with oil pastels or other mediums to create your flowers.

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I love how it came out. I love the different layers of texture and color.  It is very vibrant and was super fun to create.  Can’t wait to try more techniques I learn from this artist.

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About Sonia Chapman

I am an art teacher, living in the Middle East, following my passion for art, teaching little children about the finer things in life, and loving every bit of it.

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chalk/oil pastel, Personal Art Projects, printmaking, Projects by Grade Level

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