#monthofmake - avec fam creation

The need it list

·         card stock for waterpainting

·         watercolours

·         paintbrushes

·         water pot

The knowhow

There is not really any ‘tutorial’ for this one – maybe more like a creative idea? I have recently fallen in love with waterpainting – I’m loving the different techniques and the colourways you can produce, but the nicest thing by far? Because I have been doing this with bea she has also started to really enjoy it and feels very grown up!

I have wanted to create a family piece of art for a while. To be perfectly honest with you I wouldn’t put Mr P into the creative box. He’s more in the practical, thinking kinda box. And that’s cool, probably why we work, right?

Obviously Lady Bea had to start the creation!

Obviously Lady Bea had to start the creation!

The very patient Boo watching from his 'best friend' whilst she gave very detailed instructions!

The very patient Boo watching from his 'best friend' whilst she gave very detailed instructions!

And finally his turn comes!!

And finally his turn comes!!

And so her teaching began - taking daddy through the essential water and ink techniques!

And so her teaching began - taking daddy through the essential water and ink techniques!

But for the #monthofmake he was forced to sit with the kids, pick up a brush (check out his ‘technique’) and get his craft on!

I liked the idea of a blossom tree – please do not judge by tree trunk, or overanalyse the species…

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So – are you inspired? Thinking maybe of creating your own avec fam piece of art?  

We’d love to see if you made this – just use the hashtag #monthofmake and tag us on Instagram (@freckandfire) so we can marvel at your makes!

So looking to our #monthofmake number 8. Bea is OBSESSED with all things pretty and pink – so we’re going with some lovely decoupage with some of prized liberty print fabric ends!