Make Art

Our team is here for you 24/7. Use these virtual resources to expand your creativity and make things you’ve never imagined, all under the guidance of our talented visual artists. Everyone is creative, and using that creativity encourages us to slow down and connect to your inner “super power.” These resources are all prepared for you by the talented team at UF Health Shands Arts in Medicine program.

Audio and Video will be added as they are produced.

Instructional Art-making Videos

Marker Print Making

Make your own prints and stamps using this fun and simple method by Sarah Hinds, AIM Artist in Residence!

marker prints

Marker Print Materials Used

-Washable markers -Medium weight paper -Flat styrofoam- can be repurposed from a disposable plate, vegetable tray, or take out container -Ball point pen -Wet cloth or paper towel -Brayer or metal spoon

Word Circles

AIM artist in residence Molly Kempson walks you through each step in making a word circle.

word circles

Word Circle Materials Used

-Pencil -Sharpie or pen -Coloring method of your choice: markers, crayons, colored pencils, watercolor or a combination

Watercolor Resist Painting with Sarah Hinds

Learn a fun way of creating with watercolors! Artist in residence Sarah takes you step-by-step through the process of using resist techniques with watercolor paints.

watercolor resist

Watercolor Resist Materials Used

-Watercolor Paint -Paintbrush and Water -Watercolor or Other Thick Paper

Origami Cranes

Learn to make an origami crane with artist in residence Sunita Canady.


Tissue Paper Flowers with Sunita Canady

Watch and follow along as artist in residence Sunita Canady walks you through the process of creating two paper flowers.

paper flower

Tissue Paper Flowers Materials Used

-Tissue paper squares -pipe cleaners or wire -scissors

Reflection Watercolor With Sarah Hinds

Follow along as Sarah, AIM Artist in Residence, guides you through a watercolor painting tutorial of a water reflection with landscape elements.

reflection watercolor

Reflection Watercolor Materials Used

-Watercolor Paint -Paintbrush and Water -Watercolor Paper

Make a collagraph print with Molly Kempson

Follow along as Molly walks you through the process of creating a collagraph print.

molly collagraph

Collagraph Materials Used

-foam -glue (liquid, not glue stick) -scissors -mat board or cardboard -wooden pencil (optional) -construction paper

Point-of-light painting with Sarah Hinds

Watch and follow along as Sarah shows you step-by-step how to paint a point-of-light piece.

sarah paint

Point-of-light Painting Materials Used

-watercolor or drawing paper -acrylic paint (white, yellow, warm yellow, red, blue, black) -one large and one small paint brush

Abstract Floral Painting

AIM artist in residence Sarah Hinds walks you through the process of painting loose, abstract florals using acrylic paint.

floral painting

Observational Drawing

Artist in residence Sarah Hinds shows how to sketch using your own observations of the objects around you, like a flower, a coffee cup, and even your own hand. Add some color using watercolor paints.

observational drawing