Hello from Nana at ChalkPastel.com! Are you all ready for the National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day on August 4th? Let’s get our tummies growling with this fun chocolate chip cookie chalk pastel art lesson! Chocolate Chip Cookie Chalk Pastel Art Lesson Suggested supplies: Get one sheet of plain copy paper and turn it horizontally. Your pastel colors are: white, dark brown, gold, and pale blue.
Any time is a great time for a patriotic art project. Flag Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day and Veteran’s Day. You can create a beautiful American flag any time of the year with this American Flag Chalk Pastel Art Tutorial! American Flag Chalk Pastel Art Tutorial Supplies needed: For this American flag chalk pastel art tutorial we used one half of an 8 ½
This is making me sooo hungry! Don’t you want to take a bite? Here is a really fun challenge for all you who love donuts! You may also want to celebrate National Donut Day on June 1st! Here is how to draw a donut with chalk pastels. How To Draw a Donut with Chalk Pastels Get your piece of copy paper out and turn it
Part of being an artist (and you are an artist!) is continuing to practice and learn. Today we share some chalk pastel techniques that we think are creative fun at its best! One of Nana’s latest chalk pastel paintings from her time in chalk pastel lessons. Remember that you are an artist and pick one of the below techniques that looks the most fun to
A wonderful way to introduce and encourage children in a love of art is to do a project around a beloved book. We have long loved I Am An Artist by Pat L. Collins from our Before Five in a Row studies. Nana adores the book too and she especially likes the very last page. Today, she shares her tutorial with you. Here’s Nana with
You may have noticed that we have been choosing art projects to go along with the younger children’s Five in a Row studies. Well, today we share Madeline Chalk Pastel Fun. In an old house in Paris that was covered with vines… Madeline Chalk Pastel Fun We studied the cover of the Madeline book. We noticed the road, the perspective. The road narrows as it
We have recently discovered all that pan pastels can do. Specifically, how to draw a sky and a beach scene. Nana shares a video tutorial using pan pastels, below. Pan pastels are little ‘cups’ or pans of pure pigment. Just use a little sponge or your finger and spread the chalk color around. It is very similar to the joy of finger painting! Video Tutorial:
A new video art tutorial – how to draw a garden spider with chalk pastels! This tutorial was inspired by the garden spider and the web she built right out the Hodgepodge family room window. This is not the first time a garden spider chose to build her web within view. And so, the grandchildren pulled out the southeastern field guide. And Barb-Harmony Art Mom