Strawberries and bananas just go together. Well, so do strawberries and whipped cream. Strawberries and pound cake. Well, anyway, you get the idea. Back when Nana drew the steps for a watermelon pastel and a blueberry pastel, she also created… a strawberry and… a banana pastel lesson! Today, we’ll begin with the strawberry. Start by making your basic heart shape. Notice that on the left
It is always fun to follow nature study with art. A perfect combination, we would say. So, we asked Nana and she shared with us sunflowers a pastels tutorial. You can even study Van Gogh’s sunflowers and do yours in the style of the master artist. Sunflowers: A Pastels Tutorial As promised in her comment on our Sunflower Study, Nana came for a pastel lesson.
Eight-year-old’s watermelon slice. What says summer better than a luscious watermelon? A quick, simple pastel tutorial from Nana. A wonderful start to the summer. First you start with a green rind which looks like a smile. Skip up about an inch – this leaves space to show the white part of the rind. Draw a red pyramid. Fill it in with red. Take your finger
The April 2011 Digital Magazine is available from Heart of the Matter. Click on over for a wealth of encouraging articles – free and all in one spot! You may also browse by clicking below: [issuu layout=http%3A%2F%2Fskin.issuu.com%2Fv%2Flight%2Flayout.xml showflipbtn=true documentid=110416055915-38ca864ce6ae4fa187f8ed3f8874bb3e docname=april_issue2011 username=HeartoftheMatter loadinginfotext=Heart%20of%20the%20Matter%20Online%20Magazine%2C%20April%202011 showhtmllink=true tag=child width=420 height=272 unit=px] And guess what? A new pastel tutorial from Nana is featured in the magazine! Macaroni and cheese on