What is Positive and Negative Space? As an element of art, space includes the background, foreground and middle ground. It also refers to the areas around, between and within the forms, shapes, colors and lines that compose the work. Positive and negative space in arts and crafts can be tricky, or they can be (truly)
For this Card Craft, Heart Stampede, we will use the center of a paper towel roll to stampede a piece of card stock with colorful hearts! Mother’s Day Link Up
Scale and proportion are both design elements that have to do with size. Scale is the size of one object in relation to the other objects in a design or artwork. Proportion refers to the size of the parts of an object in relationship to other parts of the same
Arranging components in a hierarchical order is one way that the designer communicates with the viewer. Like unity and balance, hierarchy appeals to your instinctual search for relationships between the objects in an artwork or design. Seeing the order in a design helps you understand the overall meaning. The designer
Today we have a couple fun kaleidoscope projects for kids. You may have tried our Kaleidoscope Tiles project and read our post on Principles of Design: Balance. The first project is great for all age levels. You can use the online Kaleidoscope Painter to digitally make and download your kaleidoscope.
For this fun Valentine’s Day card craft you will need: Card Stock Scissors Take a sheet of card stock and fold it down the center, pinch the edge to make a clean crease. Place your hand over the folded card, making sure your pointer finger and thumb hang over the
For this fun Valentine’s Day card craft you will need: Non-toxic Paint Disposable Plate Card Stock First, take a sheet of card stock and fold it down the center, pinch the edge to make a clean crease. Then just mix paint with water, use hands as stamps and stamp the