Celebrating the 20th anniversary of the publication of the first Harry Potter book, Nana shares a wizard’s wand art tutorial! Harry Potter Illustrated: 5 Days of Art Tutorials You will want to subscribe to our You ARE an Artist YouTube channel because we will release a new video art tutorial every day of this series! *This post contains affiliate links to art supplies we adore.
Starting now and with five more video art tutorials we will be having fun with the art of Harry Potter! Are you ready? June 2017, we are celebrating the 20th anniversary of the publication of Harry Potter and The Sorcerer’s Stone. With this series, we will create chalk pastel art of the familiar favorites. We start with Harry Potter Illustrated Lightning Scar. ~Don’t miss the
We are such big Star Wars fans that we are always up for a movie marathon. How about a Star Wars art marathon? Grab your black construction paper, a starter set of chalk pastels and pick your favorite Star Wars character or scene to start with. Then move to another and then another for an art marathon! Star Wars Art for All Ages A long
When I was a young mother I wondered why those with older children seemed to not have much to share or say. Now that I am that mother celebrating a homeschool graduate – number two – I know why. Life is super busy. It is a different sort of busy from the survival-in-the-trenches days of babies and toddlers. It is stage of life, a stage
Balancing the needs of an age range of children is always something I am faced with. Back in the days of toddlers to pre-teens, we hit a bump in our homeschool math journey. Well, not just a bump but a puddle of tears and a pile of frustration most mornings. So here is the story of just how we came to love Teaching Textbooks. See,
In all my years of homeschooling with Tapestry of Grace, it seems moms can be so serious about learning how to ‘do’ Tapestry. I know I can get caught up in being all serious. But can we set the ‘how to’ aside and focus on the fun? I promise that through the fun you truly will get stuff done. Ready to have fun homeschooling? I
Can you feel it too? We are definitely in the homeschool year home stretch. I think it dawned on me when the younger children all moved to the last Teaching Textbooks disc. That means we are almost done! Another homeschool year has flown by. It also means we have a chance to finish strong over these next weeks. Above: 1. A spring scene from Mama Ann’s
One of the fun things that Nana, the children and I have been doing is Facebook Live Art Tutorials. Most every Wednesday at noon eastern time, we been sharing live chalk pastel art tutorials on the ChalkPastel.com Facebook page. We’ve also visited a few Facebook pages of some friends. Because it can sometimes be hard to find these art tutorials once they have been shared,