We recently enjoyed this tutorial again for a little Blueberries for Sal Five in a Row fun…
A couple of weeks ago, Nana shared a watermelon pastel tutorial with us. This time, it’s beautiful blueberries! And, once again, it’s a summer time easy, 1-2-3 steps.
This afternoon we had the pleasure of a friend visiting. She had never tried pastels before but took right to them. Since Nana wasn’t with us this time (she had prepared this tutorial for us a few weeks ago when we got away), we used her directions, her words. We explained to our friend…
Middle Girl chose to have her light source coming from the right.
That first you need to decide “where the light source is coming from.”
Now, it’s time for a bowl full! Make as many as you’d like. Thank you, Nana!
You might like to bake a blueberry pound cake with a bunch of blueberries.
More art fun with children’s books:
- My Blue Boat (from Before Five in a Row) – with tips for teaching art with multiple ages
- Madeline Five in a Row Fun with Chalk Pastels
- Pete the Cat
- Cat in the Hat – with acrylics
- A note on chalk pastels: Pastels are an easy, forgiving medium. Fun for children and adults alike! Details on the pastels and paper we use, how and where to purchase, and links to all of Nana’s other pastel lessons (over 45 lessons now) are all contained in the post Pastels plus links to tutorials. A simple set is very affordable. Nana also teaches acrylic lessons.
- The practical aspects of a mess: Pastels are blessedly messy. We always have baby wipes close by to wipe hands. We wear something we don’t mind getting stained or don a smock.