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.
This lesson is a simple, yet a lovely one to celebrate the Christmas season. My students enjoyed the bright colors and the velvet blue night sky that we painted for our Christmas Star Chalk Pastel Tutorial. Christmas Star Chalk Pastel Tutorial The supplies are simple: we used regular copy paper, pastel chalks in black, yellow, orange, white, dark blue and purple. He appeared and the
The last couple of weeks we’ve been enjoying Lentil in our Five in a Row studies. So, when Nana stopped by for a visit, we asked if there was some sort of art activity she might be able to show us. Maybe some Five in a Row art in five minutes? Five in a Row Art in Five Minutes We consulted the Five in a
Many of my friends know of our art habit. My mother, Nana, is a Master Artist. A couple of times a month, she teaches my five children an art lesson. Usually these lessons complement our nature studies. Other times Nana guides us in a surprise, like her Mug of Hot Chocolate. Back in February 2010, on an unexpected snow day here in the south, Nana
After we had been using chalk pastels a while, Nana gave us this BIG box of 144 chalk pastels. And, because we love them so much and know that they will bless you too – we want to give a brand new box to one of you, along with a gift certificate to chalkpastel.com! Because you ARE an artist with chalk pastels. ~ *Special Note:
We have been learning so much about our solar system from Apologia’s Exploring Creation with Astronomy elementary textbook. So, it is time to incorporate some space art! An astronomy chalk pastel art tutorial in the style of the cover of the book. Begin with either a black or dark blue piece of construction paper. We made ours vertical like the textbook but you can decide
Can you hear the waves crashing? It’s time to celebrate summer with art! Chalk Pastels: Art at the Beach is available NOW for beginning or continuing art lessons in the chalk pastel medium. Chalk pastels are a wildly successful medium! If you have been wanting to add art to your days, now is the time. The summer months stretch out… One tutorial a week for
Head over to Southern Hodgepodge today for Nana’s brand new video tutorial for spring! The beautiful bird’s nest! PLUS, we are super excited to announce… A Seasonal Start in Spring Chalk Pastels ebook is now available! Celebrate the spring with art! A Seasonal Start in Chalk Pastels: Spring is now available for beginning or continuing art lessons in the chalk pastel medium. What’s included in