Have you fallen over on grass and made your trousers stained green? Have you seen how blackcurrant stains your teeshirt?
Our creative ancestors used natural products, such as fruits, vegetables, plants and rocks to colour their paintings!
What was used before pencils and paintbrushes?
What materials do you have to draw/paint/create with?
Or your own colours from natural materials?
Once upon a time when we lived in caves..we drew on the walls..
One of the oldest surviving maps in the world Mappi Mundi is painted on animal skin!
Today we have posters, photos, and paintings on our walls, which are generally made from paper, that has been made by mixing wood pulp and cotton!
Sounds like a science experiment!!
What are your colouring pencils made from and how are they made?
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Find out about how oil paint is made.. (73) How oil paint is made at Gamblin Artist Colors - YouTube
Maps are made on Computers today and printed on large printers and machines fold them up!! Check out Dennis Maps
Why is there colour? Where is there colour?
Around the World colouring book!
Captain Alice loves maps but also loves the Shipping Forecast as she slowly drifts off to sleep... Jane painted her version of the Shipping Forecast "Attention all Shipping" and won an award for it too!
Jane loves nature and the environment and is inspired by a famous Artist..can you see which one ...?
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