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
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
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
Keeping up the habit of pulling tutorials from the former Hodgepodge site… We’d waited. The box from Dick Blick arrived while Nana was out of town. She had told me it was coming. Can we open it, please? Let’s wait. It will be worth the wait. I knew that she would be back with a fresh lesson to break in the new set of pastels.
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
One, two, three – EASY! Here is a sweet and simple three little chicks pastel for you and your chicks to enjoy. Nana chose regular, green construction paper and cut it in half. Then three colors: yellow, orange and black. Make a nice, fluffy, round chick body. Use your finger and blend it so your chick looks all cuddly. A little, soft head too. Add