Homemade Fingerpaint

funny how one kid can work like this:
and the other kid can work like this:
Here's the recipe:

1/2 cup cornstarch 3 Tbsp. sugar 1/2 tsp. salt 2 cups cold water food coloring (added after cooking)

In a medium pan, cook over low heat 10 to 15 minutes. Keep stirring until it is smooth and thick.

(ours was goppy like pudding! adding water afterward thins it if you want...)


Old Card Sets

Going through these card sets was not only nostalgic for me but very fun to see, as an artist. They were always at my Grandma B's camp-- my brothers and I played with them and I see now how the art influenced me, who grew up to be an Illustrator/Designer! :)
Love the patterns on these ones; they're like the textures I use in my art now:
The retro style in these are very fun-- I see a lot of current illustrators reproducing this style:
I see my style in these ones: