Here we are in February and I thought that a painting of cherries, in honor of President George Washington, would be a great way to pass an afternoon! A cherry chalk art tutorial. Cherry Chalk Art Tutorial You will need the following pastel colors: bright red, dark red, brown, black, palest pink, spring green (light green) and orange. Cherries are quite easy to draw. Pick
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. Today, we make it into an Old Shed in the Snow Chalk Art Tutorial. Old Shed in the Snow Chalk Art Tutorial We will
Enjoy a mug of hot chocolate in chalk pastels with this step-by-step tutorial! When I shared the Sketch Tuesday topic, ‘something you drink’, with Nana she decided we should make a mug of hot chocolate with pastels! She didn’t even know we’d planned to stir up our own hot chocolate mix. Mug of Hot Chocolate Chalk Art Tutorial Nana prepared before we called the children
These fun and messy chalk pastels sure bless us. We know they will bless you too. You can build a love of art and some simple joys with this frugal medium. So here are 10 Cool Ways to Use Chalk Pastels. If you aren’t already sold on chalk pastels, then you will be soon… 10 Cool Ways to Use Chalk Pastels Chalk Pastels for Seasonal
In my time with family over Christmas and in these days leading up to the new year, I have been reflecting. Reflecting on God’s goodness. His constant provision. His direction and love over our family, our homeschool. We started with a clean slate planning and dreaming for the new year. We sat down as a family this past weekend. We dreamed, we planned, we talked.
One of our favorite Five in a Row books is Stopping By the Woods on a Snowy Evening. Of course the poem is by Robert Frost. And this being the start of winter, it is a perfect time for a snowy evening chalk art tutorial. We love the illustrations by Susan Jeffers. Looking for a Snowy Evening video art lesson? Nana shared one with our
Chalk pastels and construction paper are such a good match. A piece of black construction paper truly shows off some Christmas lights art. And this tutorial is fun for ALL ages! Make as many strands of lights as you’d like. You can make your lights all white or colorful like ours. You may even decide to do a separate shape. (If you are looking for
I often hear fellow mamas say that they would love to offer their children more chances for art every day. That statement is usually followed by: but I…Let me offer you a simple solution. An art box. Let me share how an art box inspires artists. How an Art Box Inspires Artists See, I am very much the practical and make-it-easy type of mother. This