We’re Painting Beach Bags!

Yay — we are painting BEACH BAGS!
Join us JULY 25th at 6:30 pm in Newton for our first tote bag project.
Sign up at http://bit.ly/1n1UlB8

Special introductory price of $25 includes all materials.

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Amazing Street Art

Has to be one of the most clever forms of street art EVER. Each one is better than the next! http://bit.ly/1n5qa0A

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Happy July 4th!

Happy July 4th! We painted this famous street the other night — everyone did a great job! http://on.fb.me/VKEdyM

And if you’d like to learn a little more about Acorn Street and Beacon Hill: http://www.beacon-hill-boston.com/History

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Famous Portraits Recreated from Recycled Materials and Found Objects

(From twistedsifter.com)

Jane Perkins is a UK artist that uses found objects and recycled materials to create something new. In an ongoing series entitled plastic classics, Perkins recreates famous artworks and portraits using found objects.

On her website Perkins says she gets most of her materials from charity shops, boot sales and the recycling centre in Exeter; along with donations from friends and neighbours. Perkins says each piece usually takes about three weeks and that she initially uses a glue gun so she can play with the layout and move objects around. Once satisfied, she paints the whole artwork with a layer of diluted PVA glue.

You can see more artworks on Jane’s website: www.bluebowerbird.co.uk

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And The Winner Is…

The four-year-old fashionista on the left and her Mom make the most amazing dresses out of PAPER. http://on.mash.to/1ewXidN. After the recent posts on various social media, the little girl was absolutely bombarded with requests for interviews.

That’s Katy Perry at the Grammys on the right.

To see more of the fantastic dresses: http://on.mash.to/1ewXidN

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Happy Birthday Abe Lincoln!

Just discovered the work of Texas painter Debra Hurd and this beautiful portrait of Abe Lincoln. http://debrahurd.blogspot.com

We salute Abraham Lincoln on his birthday today.

Debra Hurd, artist

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How the Streets Honor Martin Luther King Jr.

There are so many murals honoring Dr. King in cities across the country — this article in The Nation captures a number of them. http://bit.ly/1mwWJTY

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Snow Art

Snow art — taken in France last winter, these photos are beautiful and amazing! http://wxch.nl/1b6CP9h

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Happy Thanksgiving One and All!

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Boston’s Museum of Fine Arts Superstar

Look who’s filming at the MFA!

Thank you to Evie Strauss Weinstein-Park for the scoop.

http://bo.st/1hZEncc

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