Friday, November 20, 2015

puppets+puppet theaters+pocket books

I've had the pleasure of creating puppets with a 
great group of children in an after school program. 
 We started with canvas puppets, sharpie and paints. 
Added wooden features and canvas hairdos. 
The theaters are a favorite combo of oil pastel / watercolor resist
 on cardboard with more painted cardboard and wood shapes 
The cherry on top was the puppet pocket book,
 illustrated books about the puppets. 

Friday, October 23, 2015

beehive ART BOXes

My friend Kate stopped by the studio to pick up a few of our new beehive ART BOXes.  While she was in, I asked her to take a few pics of the contents of the kits. 
She has an incredible eye.. I love how she gets into the grit of the teeniest detail.
 She has taken pics of us at beehive over the years and also takes 
incredible family and children portraits.  
Much more about Kate here


    You can order your beehive ART box  to pick up at the studio OR we can ship to you. 

Tuesday, October 13, 2015

inspiration right about now

Sometimes you've got what you need at your fingertips. today is one of those days. 
All images from beehive pinterest. 

Sunday, September 27, 2015

beehive ART boxes

 WE are so happy to be spreading the word about our beehive ART boxes. We've put together our favorite materials and methods from the studio and put them in a box for you. 
 OPEN the box and explore!   
get your beehive ART box  here 



                                            coming soon.. 

Friday, September 25, 2015

turmeric dye

I've had my eye in this turmeric dye for quite some time. Luckily 
 I came across great inspiration from Ellie Beck at petalplum
If you're itching about natural dyes..
 she is the queen to go to. 
Her blog is chock full of natural goodness and beauty. 
and her  instagram is a daily treat. Thank you Ellie ! 

 I love love this rich yellow color  
and the technique is simple, clean and fun. 

Friday, September 4, 2015

fish prints

   summer ART 2015 fish prints

I love how the kids used the sponges to create coral, water and seaweed.
We used only gold and/or silver paint for the fish.

Tuesday, September 1, 2015

Thursday, August 27, 2015

beehive portraits

we're bananas over beehive portraits. 

black + white photographs 
with colored pencils and teeny shells are just right.