Today’s art tip is all about using oil pastels! If you and your kids already have a set of oil pastels, I’m sure you’ve realized they can be messy. I hope you’ll find these tips extremely useful. And if you haven’t purchased a set of oil pastels, here are a few links to buy them […]
Thanksgiving is getting so close I can almost taste it! That means it’s time for some holiday art projects. Grab a marker and paper we’re going to learn how to draw a turkey today. Gobble Gobble! We’ve drawn a turkey before, we’ve also finger painted a turkey, we’ve even made a turkey cutout, but those were […]
Have you ever held two boxes of crayons, one from Crayola and one from Roseart and wondered which one you should buy? Do you always choose the cheaper one, or do you go with the “trusted” Crayola? If you’re like me, often you’ll just buy the cheapest…after all it’s just for the kids, right? And […]
We’re coloring an Autumn leaf with oil pastels! All you need for today’s art project are the following supplies: Oil pastels The free printable (below) This lesson is specific to oil pastels, but you can adapt it using crayons, colored pencils, or maybe even markers. I’m also very particular about the brand of oil pastels we use (I’ve […]
Today we’re showing you how to color a clown with oil pastels! We’re using our drawings from last Friday, how to draw a clown. So if you haven’t watched that yet, be sure to watch that first. Also, a fun trick we show in the beginning of this video, is that you can make copies […]
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!
Fun and quick how to blend with oil pastels tutorial for kids! Watch the short video, and download the free printable activity.
This is the first part in a series of intro to pastels for kids posts. I was at the art store looking to pick up a few more pastels, and had a thought—I bet other parents are really confused when they look at the selection of pastels to buy. I know I was!