Painting on the light table

With my new light table all ready to go, I just had to play with it here at home and the first thing I wanted to try was a little painting... Now keep in mind that this is my DIY light table so there is no plug or electricity and because the lid is totally washable, I wasn't worried about getting paint on it. However, the first thing I did was cover the lid with [...]

By | June 20th, 2011|Categories: Light Table, Painting|Tags: , , |17 Comments

DIY: Making a mini-light box for preschool

Once I start trying to figure out an idea, I tend to go overboard so I hope I am not driving everyone crazy with all the light box posts. I have one more very simple light box idea to share and I think I will have given you all my best efforts of creating a DIY light box... While making my own light box which you can see here and here, I discovered that I [...]

By | June 19th, 2011|Categories: Light Table|Tags: , |17 Comments

Update: Tweaking my DIY light table

Since my original post on creating my own light table, I have received all kinds of wonderful ideas on how to improve on my plan. I thought I should share the ideas with you so you can decide what will work best for you... The first suggestion was to paint the inside of my plastic container with a silver paint so to help contain and reflect the light inside the container. I used a plastic [...]

By | June 18th, 2011|Categories: DIY|Tags: , |44 Comments