How to draw a crab was fun, but they sure are weird animals! The have really cool exoskeletons and super big pinchers. I’ve always thought of them as looking very similar to spiders. Chuckers asked me if they were related, so I had to do some searching. The only thing I could find in relation, […]
For Kids 8 Years Old And Older
These art lessons are for older kids. Even though these are our most challenging lessons, they're still super fun. I promise your kids will be surprised by what they can draw.
Look out it’s how to draw a shark! This guy is mean and fierce, even if he’s a little cartoonish. I have a quick question: Do your kids prefer drawing cartoonish, realistic, both, or doesn’t matter? Watch How To Draw A Shark
Dolphins are amazing animals, I’ve always liked them since I was a little kid. They seem so smart, and they always look like they’re smiling. Follow along with us and learn how to draw a dolphin! Art Supplies marker paper Lesson Length under 10 minutes
Halloween is coming, teach your kids how to draw a skull! We couldn’t wait to pull out our masks, in fact we had to run to Target and buy a few more. What are your kids going to dress up as for Halloween? We almost convinced Hads that she should be a gorilla princess, she […]
We’ve got to do more how to draw a robot posts! Chuckers loved it, and robots can be drawn so many different ways. This particular robot is a great way to focus on drawing squares and rectangles. If your child is younger, spend a little extra time explaining the difference between a square and rectangle. […]
Our first how to draw a frog post was very cartoony, so we thought we’d do another, but more realistic. And if your kids just love frogs be sure to check out our easy pop-up frog! Watch How To Draw A Frog
We recently received a request from one of our awesome drawing friends on how to draw Superman! We love getting requests, and if you have sent one to us and we haven’t done it yet, don’t worry! We have a list and we’re working through them as fast as we can. If you sent us a […]
This post is the first of a new series of drawing activities for (slightly older) kids. Don’t worry, we’ll still do the simple How To Draw projects. My little Chuckers (7 years old) has expressed an interest in drawing things more realistically. He’s also getting to that stage where he has just enough focus and […]
Here’s another shading post, How To Shade A Cone. Learning how to shade and draw simple objects is a great place to start teaching kids. As they get older they’ll learn how to combine shapes to make more complicated objects. For example, they could use this cone and a sphere to draw a very realistic […]
Shading a cube is really easy, especially compared to shading other objects. This how to shade a cube video shows you how simple it really is. Also, check out how to draw a 3D box incase your kids want more box fun. Materials Paper Charcoal or pencil Kneaded erasure I realized that we didn’t use […]
Fun and free how to use oil pastels for kids! This oil pastel art project is of a Monarch Butterfly. Download the free print and follow along!
This how to shade a cylinder is the second post in a series that we’re working on. The first post, was…
Well I’ve been a little hesitant to introduce advanced art concepts to my little kids, but then I thought why not! Sure, how to shade a sphere isn’t painting the Mona Lisa but for little kids it might as well be. The key to this exercise, if you think it might be a little over […]