Nature Stamps and Brushes
Ethically gather materials from nature to make stamps and brushes.Jump to Activity Details
1 Choose My Schedule
3 More About my Activity
Come and make some of your own art supplies! Ethically harvest some treasures from nature, such as pussy willows, pinecones and seed pods. Bring your collections indoors to create brushes and stamps. Create a dictionary of mark making to use in painting and drawings.
4 What Materials Do I Need?
Gather twigs, branches, plant, rocks, moss, leaves, flowers that are abundant and thriving in the natural world, by disturbing the natural world as little as possible when gathering. Also: tape, scissors, twine or string, paper, paint
5 I learn useful skills too?
- Creative thinking
- Social awareness & responsibility
6 My Guide!
I’m of German Canadian, Anishanaabe and Metis descent. I’m a practicing artist with over 20 years of exhibiting and selling paintings and drawings, painting murals and teaching art!
I’m a beginner surfer—I’m not very good at it, but every wave I drop is worth the hundreds of wipe outs.