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International Child Art Foundation (ICAF)
Washington, Washington D.C.

UGallery is excited to partner with the International Child Art Foundation on a special collection! Operating since 1997, the ICAF has worked with 5 million children in over 80 countries to inspire creativity and produce original art. Many of the pieces in the UGallery collection are inspired by the "artist-athlete ideal," an ICAF model of success that teaches children to pursue a balance of the creative mind and healthy body. Proceeds from the sale of this piece will be donated to the not-for-profit organization. The ICAF would like to thank you for your support!

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by INTERNATIONAL CHILD ART FOUNDATION (ICAF)


Acrylic painting on paper
One-of-a-kind

2015

16.5" h x 23" w 
0 lbs. 8 oz.

$225


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This artwork was created by Polina Kokoshina from Belarus (age 8). Polina is a member of the International Child Art Foundation, a not-for-profit organization that celebrates and promotes children's art, imagination, and creativity globally. This piece is on heavyweight paper and will need a frame for display.

Acrylic painting

Acrylic paint was made commercially available in the 1950’s. Acrylic is a fast drying paint that can be diluted with water, but becomes water-resistant when dry. Acrylics can be applied in thin layers and washes to resemble watercolor paints, or they can be applied in thick layers, built up for texture. The main difference between oil and acrylic paint is the drying time. Oil dries slowly, allowing more time to blend colors and apply glazes. Artists who use acrylic paints typically work faster than those who use oils. Additionally, acrylics offer more versatility and are often used for mixed media work. Artists can mix different materials into the paint, such as sand or rice. They can also apply other media on top of the dried acrylic, such as pastel or pen.

Paper

Paper is a very common surface for all types of artwork, including photography, printmaking, drawing and painting. Art paper varies in thickness and color. Read the notes section to learn more about the paper used to create this artwork. If not noted as framed, most paper artwork will require framing.

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