Why You Should Stick to Natural Dyes- Especially For Your Eggs March 24 2017

  Here are our top FOUR reasons why you should stick to natural dyes:  1. We often get the question, "Why Should I Use Natural Dyes to Dye My Eggs, When I'm Not Eating the Egg Shell?" Dyes frequently seep through the egg shell and onto the hard boiled eggs, and then eaten! Personally, I have never dyed an egg where this hasn't happened. It seeps through the skin and then you (or your child)...

Read our latest article! Painting with Mother Nature: Natural Earth Paint March 24 2017

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Spring Time- Natural Egg Dye Techniques, DIY Crafts, Wooden Eggs, and Nature Art Projects! March 21 2017

If you love Spring Time as much as we do, you'll love our fun crafts collection! Check out our following Blog Posts and Videos for all your Crafty Needs: For our Crafty & Vegan Friends we have, DIY Wooden EggsDIY Leaf Print EggsColoring Eggs Naturally-and With Toddlers! Nature Art Projects for Kids!    P.S. Our Wooden Eggs Craft Kit is 15% OFF until April 3rd, 2017, Use Coupon Code WOODENEGGS15)   Want More? Follow our...

DIY Leaf Print Eggs Using Natural Dye March 02 2017

Step 1: Put small fern, cilantro leaf, parsley leaf, flower, or other small leaf on egg and cover with nylon panty hose Step 2: Twist the end and secure with rubber band Step 3: Place in Natural Egg Dye for 5-15 min. Step 4: Carefully remove rubber band, nylon stocking, and leaf and let dry. and Viola! Leaf Print Eggs! 

8 Ways to Use Natural Gold Mica [NATURAL EARTH PAINT] December 28 2016

#1. Natural Gold Mica Oil Paint Ingredients: Natural Gold Mica & Refined Walnut Oil 1. Pour small mound of gold mica on a glass palette  2. Pour small amount of walnut oil on top 3. Mix with a palette knife until smooth (adding more oil as needed). 4. Paint! #2. Flash Guilding 1. Brush an oil or water-based adhesive onto dry painting surface. We used walnut oil.    2. Dip dry, soft...

Make Your Own Eco Stamp Pad & Stamps [NATURAL EARTH PAINT] July 29 2016

MAKE YOUR OWN ECO STAMP PAD in 60 seconds! Supplies: Paper Towels, Natural Earth Paint, Variety of household items to stamp (pencil erasers, golf tees, wine corks, toothpaste cap, cut fruit or vegetables, flowers, Q-tips, toilet paper rolls, finger tips, etc.) Step 1: Fold a few sheets of paper towels into a square and moisten with water Place on a small plate or dish. Step 2: Pour a few spoonfuls...

Eco Artist and Survivor Finds Love through Earth Art [NATURAL EARTH PAINT] July 28 2016

Eco artist, Pamela Hoke, has been on an artistic journey for many years to express nature as love through her writing and art.  She wrote the book “Natural Self Discovery,” and is currently creating a revised edition, which describes her recent move to the Pacific Northwest, her recent challenge with breast cancer, and a shift to Natural Earth Paints as her new medium. Her quest to discover a more earth-friendly and body-friendly...

From the Weirdo Toolbox : Earth Art by Laura Zepeda [NATURAL EARTH PAINT] June 20 2016

Laura Zepeda is an inspirational earth artist in that she has completely invented her own tools, supplies and techniques using roughly crushed earth and minerals to make “paintings” that literally glow like a gemstone. Here is her description of this interesting process….   I have no idea what I’m doing but a thousand ways to do it: I’m equal parts Artist and Mad Scientist. I’m making this up as I go...

One Artist Changes His Art and Saves His Life [NATURAL EARTH PAINT] April 27 2016

Roberto Parada is an internationally known oil painter and illustrator, having been published in Time, Newsweek, Rolling Stone, ESPN The Magazine, Entertainment Weekly, Esquire, and Huffington Post. Few people know that his art process came close to ending his life in 2004. I had the honor of interviewing him about his journey in discovering which of his art supplies were literally killing him, how it happened and what he did to...

Make Your Own Professional & Natural Watercolors [NATURAL EARTH PAINT] February 22 2016

Making your own watercolors allows you to make an incredibly archival, very high quality paint that has a more brilliant luminosity (see comparison to commercial tubed paint below) and are free of fillers, preservatives, heavy metals, petroleum-based pigments and toxins. And it couldn't be simpler!! Ingredients:  Natural Earth Pigments Gum Arabic Powder Honey clove or thyme essential oil   Step 1: Make the Watercolor Base: Mix 1 cup hot water with ½...

Make your own Natural Clay House Paint [NATURAL EARTH PAINT] August 27 2015

Every room in my home is painted with this natural clay paint that's easy to make, economical, and gives my home a beautiful, soft, adobe-like look. I get compliments from all my guests! Supplies Needed: drill with paint mixer attachment bucket flour borax Natural Earth Pigments fine sand (optional) Step 1: Make Flour Paste: Mix 2 cups cold water with 1 cup flour, then add to 6 cups of boiling water...

Make Your Own Natural and Non-Toxic Impasto Medium [NATURAL EARTH PAINT] July 12 2015

Now Available at Natural Earth Paint ... Natural Impasto Medium!  $7.25 each Thicken and extend your paint naturally to create beautiful textural effects. NATURAL EARTH PAINT Ashland, Oregon
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