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Showcasing our Life of Colour acrylic paint pens on any surface and chalk pens (that can be used and removed) is easy when it comes to upcycling, reusing and reinventing the old into something brand new!

From stone cacti without spikes, toddler frames and glasses made unique, fun and fantastic pieces of furniture- you will be delighted with the amount of items that can be painted on.

This is your go-to guide for Life of Colour paint pen nibs. With our growing collection it's easy to get confused, in this article you'll find a detailed description of their purposes and uses.

Planning art for kids can often become an unnecessary added expense to the budget, we are going to show you how to turn everyday items found in the home into wonderful art! Cardboard rolls, odd socks, collections of paddle pop sticks and paper plates will be transformed from trash to treasure!
For the first time in two years, people can commemorate the service and sacrifice of those who have served during the Anzac Day celebrations. We bring you some ideas to create rock painting and craft ideas to talk about this special day with your families.
How to prime your rocks for rock painting. Learn to prepare rocks for our stone painting art. We show you what you need to smooth, prime and seal rocks to make amazing art on stones you find in nature or get on landscape shops.
What are the rock painter's best kept secrets to a shiny rock? The rock painting community is warm and welcoming, so we have no issue sharing the amazing tips we have gathered from more seasoned artists. In this article we will cover the basics to a shiny (or matte, or satin) rock! Sealing isn't all just for looks - a good sealant will make your rock painting last for a long time and withstand the elements.

Gift your Mum the perfect amount of colour this Mother’s Day by making a card to remember!!

In just a few easy to follow steps you can get your creative self in action for an amazing result.

In this blog, we show you how to create a sunset at the beach inspired by US artist Robin Mead. You'll be using your watercolour brush pens, mixed media paper and paint pens to create this fantastic ode to the ocean!
Create amazing mixed media art using the gouache stix and watercolour pens. On these fantastic rainbow tutorials, children of all ages can learn how to blend, drip and stamp using supplies from around the house.

School Break is upon us, and what better way to engage with our children than through art? We are showing you three easy craft ideas your kids can make on their own, or with your help.

The Crafts and Textile Kit is the perfect combination of art supplies to get started into fabric painting on denim, canvas and other textile surfaces - while also having the paint pens to use on all the materials of your house, like cardboard, paper, enamel tins, wood, etc.
If you have been watching closely you would have had the great pleasure to see that we held an awesome giveaway for you all back in October, and we invited you to share the art that brings colour to your world to double your chances of winning... And what wonderful art you shared with us all!!
Last week we celebrated World Teachers Day, so at Life of Colour we wanted to give you all an opportunity to recognise a teacher that has made a difference in your life. Hopefully we have all got to experience one of these special people who have helped shape us and our kids to be better people.
Dual Brush Pens are the newest addition to the Life of Colour family - and we want to fill you in on why these pens are awesome, and why you need them in your artist toolbox right now.

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