Chalk Pastels: Less is More

Chalk Pastels - Less is More - You ARE an Artist

Today we are going to paint a very simple scene but with a new technique. It will be a “less is more” technique. Once you get the idea, you can use it again and again with other scenes! We are not going to DRAW clouds, but use our pastels AROUND the clouds to make cloud shapes. Turn your paper vertically. You will need the following

Getting Started in Chalk Pastel Art

Getting Started in Chalk Pastel Art Basket Giveaway

It’s time to get back to basics and talk about getting started in chalk pastel art. And what better way than to give you, dear reader, a basket full of goodies for just such a purpose? And because it is so very simple to get started in chalk pastels, this is a simple basket. A Simple Start in Chalk Pastels… Because you are an artist,

Chalk Pastels: What is the difference?

Chalk Pastels - What is the Difference?

A reader asked: Can you, or Nana, explain the difference between chalk, soft, and hard pastels to me? I’m wanting to buy some more to expand our collection but I want to make sure that I’m buying the correct thing. Thanks! And Nana explains: Keep in mind that you should purchase the lowest cost pastels in any form.  Do this to see if you like

Homeschool Omnibus for You!

Homeschool Omnibus for You!

The Homeschool Omnibus from iHomeschool Networks always seems to come around at just the right time! This is the… ~The affiliate links included are for resources we absolutely love and truly depend on. Because Hodgepodge ebooks are included in the Homeschool Omnibus, if you purchase through our affiliate link, we will receive a percentage of the sale for no extra cost to you. Thank you

Download N Go One Year Set – Giveaway


What would you do with an entire year of Download N Go unit studies by Amanda Bennett? A whole year! Oh how exciting would that be? A year of creative learning stretching out before you and your children! Each study will take one to two weeks to complete, so you truly do have a year’s worth of curriculum. There are 34 titles – including the