Now just go ahead and rub your hands with glee! Here is your chance to really be messy with permission! Painting with pastels is such fun; you are painting with pure paint pigment…and a little goes a long, long way! Today we will learn what is painterly effect in chalk pastel art. If you look at the history of pastel painters, you will see that
One of the very special decorations we bring out each Christmas is this little, red VW bug. Nana gave us this cute little VW carrying the Christmas tree home. I put it up on the kitchen window sill for us all to enjoy each December. And one afternoon this week we decided – we should do a chalk pastel of bringing the Christmas tree home.
In this nativity chalk pastel art tutorial we will focus on the scene the night of the birth of Jesus! Now this colorful scene is a picture of Mary, Joseph and Baby Jesus right at sunset. The sun’s rays are bursting forth and reaching far in glorious color. At the same time the star of Bethlehem is right above. So the scene is at dusk
While we were enjoying our first Cranberry Thanksgiving Chalk Art Tutorial, we talked about what fun it would be to paint Mr. Whiskers’ – whiskers! All that bushy black beard is such fun to make go this way and that. And this Cranberry Thanksgiving Mr. Whiskers Chalk Art tutorial is a very quick, finish-in-under-five minutes art lesson. Cranberry Thanksgiving Mr. Whiskers Chalk Art Tutorial For
With all of the favorite Charlie Brown specials coming up soon, we knew you would love to have some art lessons to celebrate around them! Enjoy some Charlie Brown Art Lessons this fall, Thanksgiving and Christmas season. Charlie Brown Art Lessons We so look forward to each of these being on TV each year. Pull out your chalk pastels and enjoy! The Great Pumpkin Charlie
We have said so many times that we should do a Harold and the Purple Crayon Chalk Art. And so we finally did! There is just so much you can do with the inspiration from this favorite book! We have loved Harold and all his adventures since our Five in a Row days. Harold and the Purple Crayon Chalk Art And so, one afternoon this
This little church in the woods is surrounded by beautiful trees bursting with October orange. There is a little path or driveway leading up to the church and the sky is brilliant blue. It’s a Little Church in the Woods Video Chalk Art Tutorial! In this video tutorial, Nana shares how to draw the church in chalk pastels, step by step. Little Church in the Woods
A reader asked: Can you, or Nana, explain the difference between chalk, soft, and hard pastels to me? Chalk pastels: what is the difference? I’m wanting to buy some more to expand our collection but I want to make sure that I’m buying the correct thing. Thanks! Chalk pastels: what is the difference? And Nana explains: Keep in mind that you should purchase the lowest