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Favorite Chalk Pastel Art Sets

For over a decade now, we have built a love of art with Nana and our favorite art medium – chalk pastels. In that time, we have decided on our favorite chalk pastel art sets. Because we are a multi-generational homeschool family, we like to keep things frugal – so all ages can enjoy rich art at a low cost. We found that Alphacolor has really wonderful, student-grade chalk pastel art sets. These sets are full of beautiful sticks of color!

Speaking of favorites, our true favorites are you artists! We love to see your photos of your beautiful chalk pastel paintings. We love having you in our You ARE an Artist Clubhouse. And so we are giving away some of our favorite chalk pastel art sets.

we have built a love of art with Nana and our favorite art medium – chalk pastels. In that time we have decided on our favorite chalk pastel art sets.

We are celebrating you! And we are celebrating our NEW I Drew It Then I Knew It series of chalk pastel art lessons. (You should check those out!)

Favorite Chalk Pastel Art Sets and More

we have built a love of art with Nana and our favorite art medium – chalk pastels. In that time we have decided on our favorite chalk pastel art sets.

Two Chalk Pastel Giveaways – Many Chances to Win!

In celebration of you artists, we are giving away four (4) total sets of chalk pastels. These chalk pastel sets are Alphacolor student grade beginners sets of 24 chalk pastel sticks. (Our favorite brand!)

Simply follow the instruction in the rafflecopter widget below to enter for a chance to win. We are giving away two sets here on the website. THEN, after entering here, head over to Instagram to enter for a chance to win a chalk pastel starter set – one for you and one for a friend!

a Rafflecopter giveaway

And here is one more thing that is absolutely free for you! Join our community!

Join our You ARE an Artist Facebook Group and our Instagram community!

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Chalk Pastel Green Ember Art Lessons

Calling all Green Ember fans! We offer you special chalk pastel Green Ember art lessons with Nana in the style of artist Zach Franzen. Let’s celebrate a favorite book series.
Calling all Green Ember fans! These special chalk pastel Green Ember Art Lessons with Nana are great additions to your tea time and read aloud time.

Find the Chalk Pastel Green Ember Art Lessons here:


Green Ember Video Art Lesson by Nana

Ember Falls Video Art Lesson by Nana

🎨Just a few supplies needed:

  • Construction paper or plain printer/copier paper (or what you have on hand! No special trips to the store!)
  • starter set of chalk pastels {our favorites here}
  • baby wipes or a couple dampened paper towels for easy clean up.

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You ARE an Artist!
We would LOVE for you to share photos of your artwork! Share photos on social media! On Instagram, tag @chalkpastelart and use the #YouAREanArtist hashtag so we won’t miss them. We would love to see your artwork and to comment.

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How to Keep Chalk Pastel Colors Bright

This is the simplest tip there is! Here is how to keep chalk pastel colors bright.

Chalk pastel sticks all dirty after layering colors? Here is how to keep chalk pastel colors bright with just a dry paper towel. You ARE an Artist!

 

Chalk pastel sticks all dirty after layering colors? Simply get a dry paper towel. Gently wipe the chalk pastel stick on the dry paper towel. Bright colors return!

Chalk pastel sticks all dirty after layering colors? Here is how to keep chalk pastel colors bright with just a dry paper towel. You ARE an Artist!

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Chalk Pastel Art Applying Fixative

In this video, Nana shows you how to apply a fixative to your finished chalk pastel painting. By applying fixative such as a simple layer of inexpensive aerosol hair spray, you can preserve your chalk pastel art. Nana also discusses framing a chalk pastel painting under glass.

Chalk Pastel Art Applying Fixative


Suggested supplies for applying fixative:

  • Finished chalk pastel painting.
  • Inexpensive hair spray works as well as more expensive art sealant.
  • Go outdoors to apply if at all possible!

Chalk Pastel Art Applying Fixative. Nana shows you how to apply a fixative to your finished chalk pastel painting using inexpensive aerosol hair spray.

View more Frequently Asked Questions here.

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