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Teaching Kids to Paint: AME 083

Today I’m answering the most asked questions I receive about teaching kids to paint. This is the second episode in our series, Questions You Were Afraid To Ask.

If you want to know how to prevent your paper from curling, wonder why the salting technique doesn’t work for you or whether you should buy acrylic or tempera paint, this episode is perfect for you.

Make sure to download the free PDF that lists each question and answer plus offers bonus videos for you to view on Deep Space Sparkle.


IN THIS EPISODE YOU’LL LEARN:

Why I feel it is precious to be present when teaching children

– What to do about “goopy” water colors

– The best ways to use salt with your watercolor and the supplies that work best for this technique

– How to stop your paper from curling

– How to make your use of Tempera paint more vibrant and the differences between liquid Tempera paint and Tempera cakes

– What are the differences between acrylic paint and Tempera paint


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LINKS & RESOURCES

Crayola Acrylic Paint

Crayola Premier Tempera

Hand Makery

5 Tips for Making Vibrant Paint Colors

Tempera vs. Acrylic

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  • Dann Hagstrom

    Iron the paper! After kids paint watercolor backgrounds, I have them iron the paper with a household iron. Put painting between clean papers. You won’t burn paper, but have age appropriate safely procedures. Now, kids can draw or ink on flat paper and looks great.