Not-to-miss tips on setting up an art space, managing a mess, and talking with kids about their art in this roundup of advice from moms and childhood experts, from Tinkerlab.com
Negative/Positive Space. 1. Glue a sheet of Scratch Art paper to a larger sheet of drawing paper. A white border that is 2 to 3 inches wide is best. 2. Use a wooden stylus to draw a tree that is going off the scratch paper. Details like a fence, grass and moon may be added. 3. Finish all the shapes that are going off the page with a thin black marker.