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Art Is For Everyone (Part 1): Art is Healing
June 3, 2014 | Comments

Self-expression is a powerful thing.  Letting your emotions come out in your art can make you feel lighter, happier and more balanced.  Which is true for kids as well!

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Happy Crafting Month!
March 7, 2014 | Comments

We hope you can create time for crafting this weekend!  March is actually National Crafting Month, so it's the perfect time to try something new or hone your skills.

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Guest Post: How to Create Comic Book Characters
March 6, 2014 | Comments

Please welcome our guest blogger, Leo!  He is 12 years old and a great friend of the whole Artterro team.  Leo came in for an artist profile interview recently, and also took some time to write a guest post for us about one of his favorite kinds of art: comic book characters!

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Make Art Happen!  Setting Up a Family Art Station
January 21, 2014 | Comments
Filed under: Art Education

One of our goals for this blog is to help you incorporate arts and crafts into your family's daily rhythm, no matter how short on time, space and experience you may be.  It really can be easy!  You don't need a gorgeous family art studio right out of Dwell Magazine,…

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Crafting with Four- and Five-Year-Olds
January 16, 2014 | Comments

Our kits are designed for kids age seven and up, but we have quite a few younger customers who enjoy the kits with a parent's help.  But how much help is appropriate? Recently Forrest was talking to the mother of a five-year-old about her experience using our kits. …

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Mobile Art Station
February 5, 2013 | Comments
Filed under: Art Education

Here in Madison, WI we started out the morning at -6 degrees, and now it has warmed up to a balmy zero!  So, it feels like the perfect day to share one of our favorite ways to stay cozy inside your house and active with art projects all winter…

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Bringing Art into the Community
August 5, 2011 | Comments
Filed under: Art Education

We've been having lots of fun on the road this summer, offering a free art project at all sorts of community events like the Chicago Green Festival and the Midwest Renewable Energy Fair.  It's a great opportunity to connect with our customers and see how people of…

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Nurturing Creative Thinkers With Art Education
May 7, 2010 | Comments
Filed under: Art Education

Kids need more art in their lives to give them opportunities to practice and develop these critical skills. Art class is not a frivolous extra, it helps kids use their academic skills in unique and holistic ways.

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