This is a super fun game to play with your family or classroom! All you need is a paper plate for each player and crayons or markers. We used black, green, red and yellow colors. We also want to thank all of you for an amazing year! We’re taking a break over the holidays but will […]
Archives for 2015
Follow along and learn how to make a 3d Christmas wreath! This activity is super simple and easy for younger artists, but still turns out very cool. You’ll need a full sheet of green construction paper, a half sheet of red construction paper, scissors, and tape.
Follow along with us and learn how to fold an origami angel. All you need for this activity is a square piece of paper. Feel free to pause the video if we go too fast, or rewind if you need to rewatch a step. Also check out our other origami activities!
Learn how to draw a menorah! We celebrate Christmas in our home, but we love all of our art friends, and we wanted to draw a menorah for those of you who celebrate Hanukkah. The holiday season is a great time for everyone, and it especially makes the season bright when we respect all. We […]
Thanks to all of you who sent in your amazing art, both through mail and email! We love reading your letters and emails. Thank you for your kind words. It means a lot to us to read your stories and experiences with art. We’re honored to be a part of your classrooms and family time! […]
Ho Ho Ho! Follow along with us and learn how to draw Santa’s sleigh. It’s really simple, even if it looks a little challenging. And even though we drew the toy sack and tree, you can draw anything you want in Santa’s awesome sleigh. We’d love to see how your drawings turn out. Ask your […]
How to draw a football helmet! Grab your markers and follow along with us. This lesson we didn’t color, because we want you to finish the helmet on your own. Draw your favorite team logo on the side and color it with your team’s colors! We want to see how your drawings turned out. Have […]
Wahoooo! Learn how to draw R2-D2 with us! He’s my favorite robot…actually droid. We’re still so excited for Star Wars. After finishing this activity, check out our other Star Wars lessons…or try drawing more characters on your own, by referencing images from the official website.
Learn how to draw a gingerbread man (or woman), with us! He’s super easy to draw, but also a lot of fun especially for younger artists. Remember to use your own imagination when decorating your cookie. You can follow along with us, or do your own thing. Also check out the other Christmas holiday activities […]
We loved looking through all the entries for our winter art contest giveaway! And we want to make sure that you knew, that we think you’re all amazing artists. Remember these giveaways are more about having fun. We always wish we could give a prize to everyone that participated. We love giving away art supplies!
Follow along with us and learn how to draw Bumblebee from Transformers! I think this is our longest lesson, but this is my new favorite lesson. Even though it’s a long lesson it’s still so much fun watching it come together. Plus, it goes to show that even difficult drawings can be easy if you do […]
How to draw a rainbow trout, a realistic rainbow trout! Grab that marker and paper and follow along with us. I love the lessons that are super simple but look so realistic when we’re finished…and this is one of them. We really want to see how awesome your fish turn out. Have your parents take a […]
Check out our other rhino lesson, if you’re looking for something more advance. Today’s activity is for especially for young artists, but also works for any age too…I especially have fun doing these lessons! Follow along with me and Austin and learn how to draw a cartoon rhino! We tried to keep this lesson simple […]
Follow along with us and learn how to draw Madeline! When you finish drawing her, trying drawing her doing something else. You can visit her official site and reference other pictures of her. For this lesson you’ll need something to draw with, like a marker. You’ll also need some paper and something to color with. […]
For those of you who celebrated Thanksgiving, we hope it was amazing (plus very tasty)! We took a break last week to celebrate, so we apologize that it was a short week…but we’re back, and we have a new pet! Help us name her, by leaving a comment below and telling us what you think […]
Hey guys, I haven’t done a speed drawing in a while so I’m super excited about this Ironman drawing. Hope you guys like it too. It took me 55 minutes to actually complete it. Also, here’s a list of the Prismacolor colors I used: -White -Black -Canary Yellow -Yellow Ochre -Poppy Red -Magenta -Raspberry -Sienna […]
Today I showed Chuckers how to make a Minecraft zombie! I made a papercraft printable you can download for free, below. Be sure to print it out first before following along with us. The printable is also a blank template, so you can make other things…not just a zombie! Also if you’d like more detailed […]
Today we’re talking about presents, but not just any presents. We want to give parents some ideas on what art presents you could buy your kids. Or if you’re a kid, what art presents you could buy for your siblings or friends. We don’t talk about prices or really where you can buy these, because brand […]
I thought it would be fun to show Hads how to paint with watercolors! So today we’re learning how to paint a fall leaf with watercolors. We’re not using expensive watercolors either, we’re using cheap Crayola paints. The other art supplies you’ll want for this project are: paintbrush watercolor paper jar of water paper towel […]
Yes, another character from Star Wars! Learn how to draw BB-8! You’ll need a marker, paper, and something to color with…and you’ll need a bowl. Don’t use a nice bowl though, try to find a bowl mom won’t care about. Have you seen the movie, yet? Be sure to visit the official website! If you […]
Learn how to draw a polar bear with us! All you need is a marker, paper and something to color with. Then just follow along! If you like this lesson and haven’t drawn a grizzly bear yet, you got to check that one out too!
We’re drawing another book character! Learn how to draw Big Nate. He’s fun and very easy to draw, a lot like Greg from Diary Of A Wimpy Kid. After you’ve finished drawing him, try to draw him again but in a different position. You can use his books or website to reference!
It amazes me how many friends we have across the whole world! Plus how talented all of you are. Thanks to all of you who sent in art this month. We loved looking through all of it and reading your kind letters. We also hope you loved seeing your own art featured here on our […]
Learn how to draw Kylo Ren from Star Wars, The Force Awakens! We’re so excited for this movie. If you haven’t seen the new trailer yet, you have to check it out! Also remember when you’re finished drawing him, draw the background too! We’d love to see how your kid’s masterpieces turned out. Take a photo of their […]
Learn how to fold an origami parakeet! I love that this model was actual size when we were done! This project is easy for kids, but may have a few difficult parts for younger artists. That just means you’ll have to help them 🙂 Which will make this project even more fun!
Here’s another fun and simple art project, that’s sure to get you in the spirit of Thanksgiving! Learn how to draw cartoon pilgrims! Both Austin and Hads are helping me today, so we’ll be drawing a boy and a girl. Once you finish drawing your pilgrims, don’t stop there! Try drawing the background, maybe even a […]
How to draw We Bare Bears bearstack! We LOVE We Bare Bears, it’s a new cartoon on Cartoon Network…and we can’t get enough. If you haven’t seen it yet, it’s worth a watch. Visit their official website to see a few clips. Chuckers and I had a lot of fun with this lesson. We realized […]
Today we’re announcing the winners to our November (2015) art contest! We loved all of your drawings, and we always wish we could send everyone a prize. We hope you had fun though, and remember that we’ll be holding another art contest in December!
Learn how to draw a cute cartoon turkey! Although, this one is definitely too cute to eat 🙂 Get your paper and marker ready, then follow along with us. If we go to fast, just pause the video and catch up. Remember after you’re done drawing your turkey, keep drawing the background…or draw more turkeys. […]
How to draw Bing Bong from Inside Out! He was fun to draw, and one of our favorite characters from the movie…how can you not like somebody made out of cotton candy? For this activity you’ll need a lot of colors, but we used a Sharpie and regular printer to draw him. During the lesson […]