When I was a kid I loved to check out drawing how-to books from the library. Some of my VERY favorite books were those put out by Ed Emberley. (Click his name to be directed to his fabulous website where you there all sorts of fun activities!!)
He had several book that were based on colors (Big Purple Drawing Book, Big Green Drawing Book, etc.) He including everything from cute little animals to intricate pirate ships. I remember pouring over them and drawing all sorts of environments and creatures.
While the snow has still been falling here for the past couple of days, my thoughts have been turing to Spring. I thought I'd share my tutorial on how to make Tissue Paper Cherry Blossoms here!
Tissue Paper Cherry Blossoms
- Pink tissue paper (I've used both hot pink and light pink)
- Dead branches (I got mine out of the pile of wood pruned from the trees in the fall)
- Hot glue and glue gun
First, fold the tissue into squares about 3" big: