We recently enjoyed this tutorial again for a little Blueberries for Sal Five in a Row fun. Blueberries: A Pastels Tutorial… A couple of weeks ago, Nana shared a watermelon pastel tutorial with us. This time, it’s beautiful blueberries! And, once again, it’s a summer time easy, 1-2-3 steps. This afternoon we had the pleasure of a friend visiting. She had never tried pastels before
There are plenty of different apple pie versions out there but this is my mama’s – Nana’s Apple Pie Recipe. The one that she wrote in the red and white checked I’m Writing My Own Cookbook. How to Make Nana’s Apple Pie and See the World A store-bought pie crust or mix-it-in-the-pan crust make this as easy as Fudge Pie. But, if you make an
How do you choose the books for Tapestry of Grace was a question I answered often as a Tapestry booth hostess at homeschool conventions. A Tapestry of Grace Year Plan offers an extensive list of resources for your family. It is a buffet of wonderful offerings. In our years with Tapestry, we have never read every single book. Tapestry authors offer more than you need
Fresh with visions of roadside lace in our heads, Nana led us in a very quick pastel lesson. We’d brought our Audubon First Field Guide: Wildflowers with all its photos plus the Handbook of Nature Study with all its narrative. Queen Anne’s Lace: A Pastels Tutorial Nana first sketched the flower herself, so the children would have a guide. Then she passed out colors. Showed
We’re teaming up with a great bunch of bloggers to celebrate Seuss! Be sure to stop by and visit seven others for more inspiration. Enjoy the Dr. Seuss acrylic art and more art lessons listed below. You can paint with a brush using colors like blue You simply must I can paint – how about you? In celebrating Dr. Seuss’ birthday and all the fun
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
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
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.