Now and then we like to enjoy a tutorial in the style of a particular artist. Today, we celebrate the popular 20th century artist, Norman Rockwell. His birthday is February 3, 1894. He is known for his paintings of every day American life, portraits of famous Americans, plus funny, beautiful and nostalgic scenes of family times. For you, a Norman Rockwell Chalk Art Tutorial. In
It has been most wintry in our southern part of the country these days. So we appreciated the toasty feel of this fireplace pastels tutorial. A cozy kind of art lesson from Nana! Fireplace: A Pastels Tutorial First, gather your supplies, along with your colors. Nana sketched off the steps for us, as shown above. We discussed the look of brick. How the colors blend
We just might see some snowflakes here in Georgia this winter. But in the meantime, we thought you’d enjoy a snowflakes chalk art tutorial with us. Snowflakes are SO much fun to make with chalk pastels. And once again, you ARE an artist and no two snowflakes are alike! Make a storm of snowflakes or simply a few floating. Snowflakes Chalk Art Tutorial You can
Down here in the south, we don’t have much of a chance to build a snowman because we don’t get much – if any – snow during the winter. So, in honor of our friends up north, who we understand are overly blessed with snow – we offer this simple chalk pastel snowman art tutorial. Snowman Hello! I must tell you that the snowman idea
I fell in love with the wonderful cardinal in snow painting that was posted on Pinterest by Runde’s Room art students and decided to translate it into a cardinals in snow chalk art tutorial for you! These cardinals are so bright red, set against a background sky of aqua and blue…they are looking directly at the viewer (you!) while snow is falling on them and
Christmas Tree in Snow art lesson. Just six simple steps, starting with Christmas colors. A fun Christmas art project for all ages! Christmas Tree in Snow Art Lesson We had just finished up making some Christmas mixes when Nana offered a pastel lesson. As in other lessons, she sketched off the steps for the children to follow. Just six simple steps, starting with the colors
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
This lesson is quick enough to enjoy this week before Christmas. A present to you from Nana and the Hodgepodge! Christmas Ornament: A Pastels Tutorial. Christmas Ornament: A Pastels Tutorial Begin by choosing your favorite two ornaments. Place them on your table where you can get a good look while you use your pastels. Take your black pastel stick and draw the simple, ball shapes.