Bonza Draw App by Unit Studies is for All Ages

BD app demo

Today’s review is by Middle Girl and her sister! Middle Girl (6th grade): Bonza Draw is a great iPad app. I would give it four and a half stars out of five. I like Bonza Draw because it’s a great app. It lets you draw something new every day. I also like the word bank. If you miss a day of drawing, Bonza Draw saves

Porpoise or Dolphin Chalk Pastel Art Tutorial

Porpoise or Dolphin Chalk Pastel Art Tutorial at

As a follow up to our recent trip to the Georgia Aquarium, we are going to have fun today drawing the “clown of the sea,” the Porpoise! The colors of pastels that you will need are the following: Medium gray Black White Blues (for the ocean colors) Greens Yellow (for tiny fish swimming with your big fish) We used our toy stuffed dolphin as a

Old Shed in the Snow Chalk Art Tutorial

Old Shed in the Snow Chalk Pastel Tutorial at Hodgepodge

This is an actual building still standing after over 100 years. Originally this shed was a kitchen, built separate from the main house because of the heat and possible fire.  It is on family property and houses yard machinery and equipment. We will start our drawing by using the following pastel colors.  Deep red or a maroon color, light red, black, dark brown, aqua blue,

How to Plan Simple Afternoon Art Projects

How to Plan Simple Afternoon Art Projects

Simple afternoon art projects? Just getting through a school day can be overwhelming. And here I am sharing about art projects? Well, rest assured I entitled this planning post Simple Afternoon Art Projects for practical purposes. Because I know. I know about trying to be a fun mom and wanting to give my children opportunity to enjoy art. In fact this planning post is an

iPastels App Review and More Art Apps

iPastels App Review + Other Art Apps

Chalk pastels are “blessedly messy,” as Nana says. Yet we’ve found a way to avoid the mess and enjoy pastels – even on the go! We discovered the iPastels iPad app from Norbyte. Of course this app isn’t exactly like holding a piece of soft chalk in your hand. But it does offer a close creative capability. iPastels will help you create a digital pastel