If you or your students are serious about continuing to work with pastels, it makes sense to protect the pastel sticks with storage. We’ve had a few questions from artists so I am sharing more on soft chalk pastels storage and cleaning. Soft Chalk Pastels: Storage and Cleaning This week I decided that the children needed a nicer storage box for their pastels. I have
We thought it would be nice to enjoy our To The Woods Chalk Pastel tutorial again. But this time in fall colors. We’ve been enjoying some fall walks in the woods. And this is a perfect lesson in perspective. A Fall Walk in the Woods Chalk Pastel Art Tutorial. Fall Walk in the Woods Chalk Pastel Art Tutorial First, we gathered our chalks. Using a
A few leaves are already starting to turn here in the south and that means it’s time to turn our attention to fall art! Pull out those fantastic reds, oranges, browns, yellows and greens and enjoy our free fall art lessons for all ages. Don’t you love a fall palette? These colors make me so happy! I’ve put together a list of our best art
A wonderful way to introduce and encourage children in a love of art is to do a project around a beloved book. Chalk pastels and children’s books. Dianna recently asked: Q: I’m pulling together resources for later this summer and fall to get started. Do you have art lessons tied to Five in a Row and Before Five in a Row books? I’d like to
There’s just something enchanting about the floating candles in the Hogwarts Great Hall! The Christmas trees…We are celebrating the 20th anniversary of the publication of the first Harry Potter book with chalk pastel art! Harry Potter Illustrated: 5 Days of Art Tutorials You will want to subscribe to our You ARE an Artist YouTube channel because are releasing a new video art tutorial every day
This will be a fun challenge! Capture the Quidditch snitch in chalk pastels. Celebrating the 20th anniversary of the publication of the first book, Nana shares a Harry Potter Quidditch snitch art tutorial! Harry Potter Illustrated: 5 Days of Art Tutorials You will want to subscribe to our You ARE an Artist YouTube channel because we will release a new video art tutorial every day
The wizard’s broom is a fun subject to paint with chalk pastels. We are celebrating the 20th anniversary of the publication of the first Harry Potter book with Nana sharing a Firebolt broom art tutorial! Now we decided on the Firebolt simply because it was a bit more substantial to paint. So this is breaking tradition from the Nimbus 2000 of the first Harry Potter
Now the Harry Potter sorting hat is quite the character! This is going to be so much fun for you artists to paint. Just imagine placing the hat on your head and what it might say. This art tutorial is very colorful and fun, so let’s get started… *This post contains affiliate links to frugal art supplies we adore. Please see our full disclosure policy.