Making Paintbrushes with Natural Materials

Paint brushes made from natural materials

Today the freezing cold temperatures, that have turned us into shut-ins lately, rose just enough with the bright midday sun to allow us to get out into the backyard for a little bit.  The sun felt good and my son and I had fun exploring as we gathered materials for our little project today.

Back in art school there was a teacher that had his students make art supplies from natural materials.  I didn’t have that teacher but ever since then I have wanted to try it.  I can’t believe it took me 22 years to do it! Continue reading