Look Up! Summer Trees Acrylic Art Tutorial

Look Up! Summer Trees Acrylic #Art Tutorial at www.hodgepodge.me

Hello to my favorite artists from Nana at Hodgepodge!  I have had a “bee in my bonnet” for months about the acrylic painting that we are going to do today!  I saw this via our good friend Phyllis Bergenholtz of All Things Beautiful – I believe it was a pin on Pinterest. I just fell […]

Acrylic Fall Trees Tutorial

Fall Trees - Acrylic Art Lesson at Hodgepodge

I am a firm believer that each of us can paint; especially children, who possess an innate ability to create art. The hardest lesson is this: you cannot paint exactly like someone else. Embrace the freedom to please yourself!! This painting is one my students and I so enjoyed! The trees here in Georgia are […]

James Barrie – Peter Pan Art Lesson

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Author Sir James Matthew Barrie: Born May 9, 1860 Peter Pan is one of our all-time favorite books, movies, plays. My eldest girl played a lost boy in our homeschool drama troupe’s production of Peter Pan. Nana painted Peter Pan and Tinkerbell on the wall of her room. So, a mini unit study of James […]

Dr. Seuss Acrylic Art

Dr. Seuss Acrylic Art Tutorials www.hodgepodge.me

We’re teaming up with a great bunch of bloggers to celebrate Seuss! Be sure to stop by and visit seven others for more inspiration… You can paint with a brush using colors like blue You simply must I can paint – how about you? In celebrating Dr. Seuss’ birthday and all the fun his books […]

Heart Collage: Mixed Media Acrylic

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What a wonderful afternoon we had making heart collages! Nana was fresh from a class with Ann Cockerill of The Red Cockerill Gallery. So, she taught us how to make a heart in the same spirit. See, in her heart collage, how the acrylics emphasize the heart, the words and the border? There are so […]

Acrylics Plus Links to Tutorials

Acrylics Plus Free Tutorials at Hodgepodge

Please scroll down for a list of printable lessons… I thought that we could take a break from our wonderful pastel lessons and go explore a new medium…acrylic paint!  I have painted with acrylics for many years…using them to paint wall murals, tee-shirts…the paint is a very forgiving medium.  You can make a small investment […]

Cupcake: Acrylic Paint Tutorial

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This lesson is narrated by Middle Girl. Both Nana and Middle Girl took the photos for this tutorial… This is a little different from our usual chalk pastels!  Last weekend Nana surprised my younger sister and I with an acrylic paint lesson!  She spent a little time explaining to us about the paints, brushes and […]