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Mythological Wine Glasses 
With Stacy 


We’re already half way through June and Summer of Imagination is in full swing - the perfect time to break out those plain old wine glasses and transform them into your own personalized wine glass set with this mythology and fantasy themed painting tutorial!  For details on how to paint on wine glasses, click here; for details on curing the paint, click here.

Supplies: 
- Wine glass (or any glassware of choice) 
- Non-Toxic Acrylic Paint 
- Paintbrushes (medium and small) 
- Plate or Palette 
- Paper and Sharpie 
- Paper Towels  


 

Below you’ll find the dragon design that I created. You’re welcome to use it to follow along!  

Dragon Template

Want to expand for mythological wine set? No problem! Below designs I created to create a full mythological and fantasy set!

Cerberus: 
Cerberus

Minotaur & Labyrinth: (Side A)
Minotaur & Labyrinth: (Side A)

Minotaur & Labyrinth: (Side B)
Minotaur & Labyrinth: (Side B)

Siren/Mermaid:
Siren/Mermaid

Unicorn:
Unicorn

Kraken:
Kraken

Show us your mythical wine glasses in the comments below! 
Posted by [email protected]  On Jun 17, 2020 at 11:09 AM
  
Draw It!

Grab a pencil and paper - it's time to Draw It! 📝 Our staff member Kristin shows how to draw the king of the dinosaurs - a Tyrannosaurus Rex!



Show us your T-rex in the comments below and tell us what you'd like to draw next!
Posted by [email protected]  On May 26, 2020 at 2:45 PM
  
Create It!

How to Paint a Watercolor (Without Using Watercolors)
by Stacy

Library Assistant Stacy provides a tutorial on how to paint with your homemade watercolors! Follow along - or create your own painting - and show us your art in the comments!

Supplies: 
- Thick paper
- Homemade watercolors (click here for the tutorial on how to make your own!)
- Clean water
- Paint brush, sponges or Q-tips
- Sharpies & fine-tip Sharpie or pen
- Table salt


Posted by [email protected]  On May 21, 2020 at 8:49 AM
  
Create It!

Library Assistant Stacy demonstrates the second method for making watercolor art - without using watercolors! Stacy shares how to give new life to your old markers by making watercolors with them! Tune in next Wednesday for Stacy's video showing how to use these new colors to create art!

Supplies:
Dried washable markers
Jars or Cups
Water



Posted by [email protected]  On May 13, 2020 at 2:37 PM
  
Draw It!

Draw It! by Kristin

Grab a pencil and piece of paper - it's time to Draw It! Our APL staff member Kristin shows step-by-step how to draw a pirate ship ready to sail the seas (or soar off to Neverland)!



Let us know how your pirate ship turns out in the comments below and tell us which drawing tutorial you'd like to see next! 
Posted by [email protected]  On May 06, 2020 at 2:00 PM
  
Create It!

Library Assistant Stacy demonstrates two methods for making watercolor art without using watercolors!

 Supplies:
- Thick paper (cardstock, sketch paper, etc.)
- Water
- Washable markers
- Sponges
- Q-tips



Stay tuned for part two!

Show us your watercolor creations in the comments!
Posted by [email protected]  On Apr 22, 2020 at 4:05 PM
  
Draw It!

Draw It! â€‹by Kristin

Grab a pencil and piece of paper - it's time to Draw It! Our APL staff member Kristin shows step-by-step how to draw an adorable sheep!



Let us know how your sheep turns out in the comments below and tell us which drawing tutorial you'd like to see next! 
Posted by [email protected]  On Apr 01, 2020 at 10:23 AM
  
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