This lesson is narrated by Middle Girl. Both Nana and Middle Girl took the photos for this cupcake acrylic paint tutorial. Cupcake Acrylic Paint Tutorial This is a little different from our usual chalk pastels! Last weekend Nana surprised my younger sister and I with an acrylic paint lesson! She spent a little time explaining to us about the paints, brushes and the importance of
Enjoy a mug of hot chocolate in chalk pastels with this step-by-step tutorial! When I shared the Sketch Tuesday topic, ‘something you drink’, with Nana she decided we should make a mug of hot chocolate with pastels! She didn’t even know we’d planned to stir up our own hot chocolate mix. Mug of Hot Chocolate Chalk Art Tutorial Nana prepared before we called the children
Nana’s leaf a pastels tutorial is a fun and easy one to enjoy in celebration of fall leaves! This lesson is ablaze with fall colors! We just couldn’t help it. The leaves are just glorious and we had to make a pastel version of the outdoor oranges. And would you believe? Pink? This tutorial is short enough to finish in five minutes. Even two-year-old Lil’
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. Looking for more art to celebrate holidays? You might like Nana’s Holidays & Celebrations video art lessons! You can paint with a brush using colors like blue You simply
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
What a wonderful afternoon we had making heart collages! Nana was fresh from a class with Ann Cockerill of The Red Cockerill Gallery. So, she taught us how to make a heart in the same spirit. See, in her heart collage, how the acrylics emphasize the heart, the words and the border? There are so many possibilities with this art work. Nana’s collage was made
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.