Hey everyone! Ahh, Autumn, where the leaves are falling from the trees, Starbucks’ Pumpkin Spice Lattes are the general population’s craze, and the weather is a balmy 82 degrees (Fahrenheit). Seriously. I always look forward to Autumn because it’s like, “Yay! After sweating buckets and not being able to leave the air-conditioned house for a… Continue reading Happy October!
Hello everyone! It has come to my attention that we have not had a Care of Magical Creatures class in quite some time, our last one being about the Golden Snidget (parts one and two). Well, I say that we stop that trend with the European native creature, the hippogriff. Now, Mr. Newt Scamander, author… Continue reading The Hippogriff
Hi everyone! I though I would share with you all the five reasons why I love being an artist. Before we get into that though, we should define what an artist is. We could go with the Google definition, “a person who produces paintings or drawings as a profession or hobby,” or even, “a person… Continue reading 5 Things We Love About Being Artists
Hi everybody! Just to let you all know, Kathleen and I will be taking a few weeks off from the blog as we’re traveling for the summer. We’ll try to post when we can! The blog will still be open and you can look at all of your favorite old blog posts, but there won’t… Continue reading Acoustic Painters is off for the Summer!
Hey everyone! Today we were messing around with some clay, and decided to make some clay pigs! But we didn’t want to make your generic, run-of-the-mill clay pigs. We wanted ours to stand out. So lets get right into it! First, we prepped our clay. By the way, this isn’t the type of clay that… Continue reading Making Clay Pigs
Hey everyone! Since we don’t post tomorrow, I thought I would share with you the painting I did for my mother for mother’s day. So first I painted the background. I did a pastel blue and yellow blend to make it look like a worn wooden fence. Then I painted the frame of the bike… Continue reading Happy Early Mother’s Day
Hey everyone! Kathleen and I are massive Harry Potter fans, and what Harry Potter fan doesn’t own a wand? Well, I do have a wand (purchased online…) but I also have several others that Kathleen and I made ourselves. Now, they aren’t perfect. When we go camping, we select relatively straight (relatively…) and carve them… Continue reading Homemade Wands
Hey everyone! Today’s not a day we normally post, but we just wanted to say: May the Fourth Be With You 2017: All the Memes You Need to See Happy Star Wars Day! ~Elizabeth and Kathleen
Hey everyone! This is our first (and probably last) recipe post! Elizabeth and I love to run. We run almost every day and sometimes when we get back, we need food. Now I usually make a sandwich or have some hummus, but Elizabeth suggested yogurt drops. Now yogurt drops, if you haven’t heard of them,… Continue reading Making Yogurt Drops
Hey everyone! For Christmas, Kathleen and I got monthly subscriptions to the Tinkercrate and Doodlecrate from Kiwicrate.com (thanks, Grandma! We’ve gotten a few so far, but haven’t showed you any of them until now. Today we’re going to show you the product of one of these crates. As you can see from the title, we… Continue reading Making Paper Mache Bowls