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
This pastel of Christ’s crown of thorns is a personal favorite of mine as we enter the Easter season. An Easter Crown of Thorns Chalk Pastel Art Tutorial. But he was pierced for our transgressions, he was crushed for our iniquities; the punishment that brought us peace was on him, and by his wounds we are healed. Isaiah 53:5 NIV Easter Crown of Thorns Chalk
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 begin today with an undersea ride on a seahorse! This is a fun pastel and you will need to gather together the following colors of pastel: a rusty color orange, yellow, black or dark brown for the seahorse, and your favorite colors for the sea around him: blues, aqua and green. Start by taking your rusty orange pastel and slowly make a big, long
“Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once he grows up.” ~ Pablo Picasso This is one of my absolute favorite pastels! The lines are simple; the flow of the bending tree limbs is instantly recognizable to the viewer. You can draw this picture on any size of paper; but having said that, I must say that a piece
Nana thought it would be fun to make our chalk pastel box. And that it surely was. But most of all – colorful! So here she is with chalk pastel box: a tutorial. Little Buddy joined in first. He made his own creation while Nana sketched off the chalk pastel box. He narrated his artwork as he went along, saying it is a sun glob.
Today I’m sharing the latest Coca-Cola happiness around here. A recipe and more! Chocolate Coca-Cola Cake Recipe (Allergy-Friendly) I’ve heard of this southern phenomenon. It was time we tried it. We used the Chocolate Coca-Cola recipe from My Recipes and mixed in our favorite egg substitute to make it allergy friendly. I served it after our Sunday lunch and it was loved. Definite dessert deliciosity!
With all things blooming and growing, I thought it appropriate to share some beautiful chalk pastel tutorials of flowers and fruit. 1. Sunflowers | 2. Queen Anne’s Lace | 3. Hydrangea | 4. Lily Pad flower 1. Banana | 2. Fruit Bowl | 3. Strawberry | 4. Blueberry Plus, summer wouldn’t be complete without watermelon and… Tomato! Unless, of course, you prefer fried green tomatoes