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
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.
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
The very first time Nana taught us a pastel lesson was a little over two years ago, in February 2010. That day, we created one of our favorite subjects: the beach! Funny thing was, she was snowed in at our house. Inches of snow were piled up outside. But inside, we created puffy clouds, an ocean view and a path to that beach… Nana brought
An ocean scene art lesson in all blue. All Blue: A Chalk Pastels Tutorial! Nana has been excited about sharing a different type of chalk pastel. A lesson all one color – shades of blue! All Blue: A Chalk Pastels Tutorial First, we all looked at the many shades of blue and chose colors. We listened to instructions. And we began with the top of
Welcome to our Hodgepodge free listing of chalk pastels, acrylics and video art tutorials for all ages. This list of free tutorials is no longer being updated. In fact, at the following link we have an updated list of 100+ Free Art Lessons for All Ages. For the original list we began with plus a list of basic supplies, please scroll down… Click on each