Snowman Paints! Chalk Pastel Art Tutorial

Snowman Paints! Chalk Pastel Art Tutorial

It’s always fun to paint outside! And this snowman is doing just that. We love that this tutorial offers such a wonderful amount of space for individual creativity. Not only can you make the snowman just like you’d like him, you can design your background, plus – decide what your snowman will paint! Please enjoy […]

Columbus Sailed the Ocean Blue: Chalk Art Tutorial

Columbus Sailed the Ocean Blue Chalk Pastel Art Tutorial

In fourteen hundred ninety-two Columbus sailed the ocean blue… The Nina, Pinta and Santa Maria This tutorial is going to give you and your students the joy of an ocean voyage, complete with flapping canvas and great big waves!  As you know, Columbus Day is upon us, and we must celebrate his journey to our […]

Must Have Supplies for Chalk Pastel Art

Must Have Items for Chalk Pastel #Art + bonus tutorial

Nana shares a video of the very few, simple supplies for chalk pastel art! There aren’t many. Plus, don’t miss the bonus fall tree tutorial at the end of this short, less than three minute long video! –> Be sure to check out our A Simple Start in Chalk Pastels Art for All Ages bundle […]

Train Chalk Pastel Art Tutorial

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Little Engine! This pastel is a MUCH-requested one from one of my youngest students.  He is a real fan of  The Little Engine that Could originally by author Watty Piper. You will need the following pastel colors: blue (of course!), yellow, black, brown, green, gray and white. We will start drawing a line with your […]

Seahorse Chalk Pastel Art Tutorial

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Have you followed Hodgepodge on Bloglovin? Follow with Bloglovin We begin today with an undersea ride on a seahorse! This is a fun pastel and you will need to gather together the following colors of pastel: a rusty color orange, yellow, black or dark brown for the seahorse, and your favorite colors for the sea […]

Ice Cream Chalk Pastel Tutorial

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Yum! It is summer and most of us can only think of ways to stay cool….how about an ice cream sundae? You pick out your favorite ice cream…then choose the pastel colors to match! >Download your free Ice Cream Sundae Tutorial today. Subscribers will find it at the bottom of the subscription feed or subscriber […]

Porpoise or Dolphin Chalk Pastel Art Tutorial

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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 […]

Impressionism with Chalk Pastel Art: Monet’s Bridge

Impressionism with Chalk Pastel Art - Monet's Bridge at

Today we are painting with our pastels our version of Monet’s water lilies and the bridge. This art lesson came about as a result of our learning with Passport France Download n’ Go by Amanda Bennett. So, today we are not only offering this free chalk pastel tutorial but Unit Studies by Amanda Bennett has […]

Baseball and Bat Chalk Pastel Tutorial

Baseball and Bat Chalk Pastel tutorial at

With a nod toward spring time sports and also painting a pastel that would be appreciated by boys and girls alike, my students and I have enjoyed working on a baseball and bat pastel!  This is very simple and can be completed in about 15-20 minutes with only four steps! >Download your free Baseball and […]

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Some exciting things to share! Dear friends if you haven’t already downloaded your free Volcano Chalk Pastel tutorial, please do so right away. The lesson will be going away before our new tutorial will post on Friday. The other good news? If you subscribe now,  you will receive the newest chalk pastel tutorial when it […]

God’s Special Work of Art

Each One of Us is God's Special Work of Art at

“Each one of us is God’s special work of art. Through us, He teaches and inspires, delights and encourages, informs and uplifts all those who view our lives… God, the master artist, is most concerned about expressing Himself – His thoughts and His intentions – through what He paints in our character… [He] wants to […]

Volcano Chalk Pastel Tutorial

Volcano Chalk Pastel Tutorial at Hodgepodge

This pastel is an especially fun one!  Think of a tropical island….blue water and sky….and….an exploding volcano!  Yes, you adventure lovers, here is your chance to take your pastels and transport to this exciting natural phenomenon: the sky-splitting, fire belching volcano!! Download your free Volcano Chalk Pastel Tutorial today. Subscribers will find it at the […]