You can make a beautiful apple!
Your first semester of 20 Fall & Winter seasonal chalk pastel lessons, nine fall chalk pastel lessons and four preschool fall lessons.
Oh the beautiful fall leaves!
What fun to paint a spider with your chalk pastels!
A pumpkin is definitely a fall favorite. Have fun with this art lesson!
A fun version of a fall favorite!
Watch out for falling acorns!
Art in action! You can show the effects of the wind on a tree – and blowing the colorful leaves through the air.
A fun lesson in perspective – look up! Capture the fall colors with chalk pastels.
What a fun, fall, memory-making event – roasting marshmallows around the campfire.
Paint a wonderful fall dessert!
Paint a fun fall scene – mitten covered hands holding a mug of hot chocolate!
At the beach, with the flat, unobstructed horizon, you can view approaching weather amazingly well. Sunrises, sunsets and especially cumulonimbus clouds. Use of the “drawing on the right side of the brain” technique.
Learn how to create an ocean horizon and to make waves with chalk pastels. Blend dark, medium and light chalk colors.
The very first time Nana taught her grandchildren a pastel lesson was 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…
Emphasis on blending techniques in this lesson plus perspective with the horizon and cloud creation. Other techniques include: underpainting, skumbling, layering colors, blending and smoothing plus tapping grasses.
Simple shapes make for a fun and successful art time! Learn some lighting and shadow techniques.
A fall favorite and great lesson in perspective.
A short and satisfying art lesson for all ages. First, trace a leaf from your own yard. Then draw one yourself. The first time we enjoyed this tutorial our youngest joined in at age two!
Embellish your castle with a story! Also, learn what to do if you don’t have a grey chalk pastel.
You will love how the setting sun is reflected in the water. Enjoy the techniques that give the scene depth, the blending of trees, the tapping in of grasses.
What fun to make a night time scene with chalk pastels! Add the moon’s reflection in the water…
Learn techniques for lighting and evening sky with the beautiful blending of colors and wispy clouds over the evening moon. Add some twinkling stars! Learn more about perspective by drawing a barn in the distance. Bonus: how to handle excess chalk as you create!
Just six simple steps! Includes instructions for making the five point star at the top of the tree.
This lesson is a simple, yet a lovely one to celebrate the Christmas season. Enjoy painting the bright colors and the velvet blue night sky.
A fun lesson with many shapes and sizes with a bit more difficulty level. Add a favorite pet getting warm on the fireplace hearth or hang your stockings with chalk pastels with care. A warm, winter art lesson!
Stay warm and cozy and enjoy this fun art tutorial!
Let’s make a delicious chocolate pie with chalk pastels!
A delicious art tutorial of a favorite meal!
Add some color beneath your tree – on the ground – here and there. This will show that some of those brilliant, orange leaves have fallen to the ground.
When you go out of the lines, it is perfectly okay!
Do you see how you can make tree branches like upside Vs? Nana explains this in more detail in the tutorial with a snowman too!