Happy Monday, art friends! Today we answer more questions, open you mail and show off all the amazing art you’ve sent in through email…but I’m also challenging Chuckers to a drawing challenge! We’re going to see who’s the better drawer while being blind folded. This is a fun game you can also play with your […]
It’s Monday! And it’s always our favorite day. We love showing off all of your amazing art. I can also tell that you’re having fun drawing, that’s the most important thing. Drawing is supposed to be fun! If you’re finding yourself being too concerned about making a perfect drawing, stop! Take a break, and start […]
Today we have a special announcement! Also, like every Monday, we’re showing off your amazing art and answering questions. Thanks to all of you, who sent in art! You are an amazing artist, you really are.
Hey art friends! It’s just me today, and I’m doing a rose speed drawing. This one was a lot of fun and is a great way to practice shading. So, even though this video is sped up you can still follow along by pausing the video at the different stages and match what I do. […]
It’s time to announce the random winner of our summer art giveaway. We hope you all had fun entering. All of your drawings were simply amazing! We don’t like judging art because all of you are the best artists on the planet. This is why we’ve changed our art contests to art giveaways, and simply pick […]
Hey art friends, time for another art supply giveaway! Draw a picture of your favorite summer thing/activity, ask your parents or an adult to take a photo of your art drawing. Then have them post it to our Facebook page. Any age can enter, but you need your parent or an adult to enter your […]
Time for another speed drawing! I’m so excited for the new Avengers movie, that I had to draw The Hulk! He’s one of my favorite characters! Visit the official website of the Avengers movie. This is a great art exercise for any artist. Find a picture that you really like and try to copy it. The goal isn’t […]
Over the weekend we broke 100,000 subscribers on YouTube! What really matters to us though, is that you’re our art friends. We wanted to say thank you somehow…how about some cake? Seriously though, thank you for everything…for all your letters, comments, emails, photos, and drawings. Your kind words make our day each day! You truly […]
Yes, we’re back! We had a nice week vacation, but we missed all of you so much. And we’re so excited to announce the winners of our Spring Instagram Art Contest…well it really wasn’t a contest. The winners we picked were random. We did not judge or pick our favorites, because we loved all of […]
Hey art friends, On Friday we asked you to leave a comment on YouTube and tell us what your favorite Dr. Seuss book was. We picked a random winner! Watch today’s episode to see who it was! Here’s a list of all the things we gave away (along with a link to Amazon). The Lorax […]
Yes it’s Monday again, you sent us a truck load of art! We loved opening all of your letters, and looking through all of your emails. Before watching the video, check out the new YouTube Kids app. It’s from YouTube and it’s just for kids, allowing us parents to rest a little easier that our kids […]
Hey art friends! It’s Monday and we miss making a special video to feature your art. So, today we’re bringing back Show Your Art Monday video. We’ll also continue to feature your art during the week. We get several art submissions every day, so it’ll help if we feature your art throughout the week plus Monday. Thank […]
Hey art friends, it’s just me in the studio today! I thought we’d take a little break from our usual art lessons. Today’s episode is a wolf speed drawing. The total drawing time on this picture was 30 min, but I sped up the time so the video is only 2 min. I’m using a Prismacolor Ebony pencil, […]
Hey art friends here’s our picks for this year’s top holiday gift ideas! We also open mail and show your art! Watch Top Holiday Gift Ideas Shopping List Below is a list of all the items we featured in the video above. The prices reflect the particular materials we bought from Hobby Lobby. Check back soon […]
Hey art friends, We’re excited to announce the winners of our 2014 Fall Art Contest, today! Though we are sad we couldn’t pick all of you. We loved all of the submissions received for this contest, it was a blast looking through all of them. We hope you had fun participating, and please look forward […]
Hey art friends! Here’s my speed drawing of an owl. Over the weekend I thought I’d try something a little different. I recorded this video on my own, and then sped it up. Let me know in the comments below or on YouTube if you liked this and think I should do more. Don’t worry we’ll […]
Hey art friends! We’ve already been talking about our 2014 Fall Art Contest, but it was only for kids ages 7-12. Well now we’ve opened it up to kids 6 years old and under! The details are all the same except use a different hashtag on Instagram #afkhfall14a Here are the details (ask parent or […]
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 symmetry art activity for kids! Download these 10 free coloring pages and let your kids at it.
The dragonfly post was such a hit with my little guy, Jack, I had to make more. Be sure to check out the original symmetry art activity, if you haven’t already. So, here’s five more activities to download for free!
The other day a giant dragonfly landed on Jack’s bicycle pedal. It stayed there even after we all touched his wings. Jack’s eyes were huge. To me, it felt like a good opportunity to teach him about symmetry.
The next time you do an activity with your kids (even if it’s not an art activity), add music! See what happens…then next time you do another activity add a different genre of music…compare the difference. Kids love music just as much as you do, but how often do you include it in your day […]
Even though most kid paints clean up with a little warm water, it doesn’t hurt to provide a little extra protection…especially if your table has small grooves or texture.
Every kid is artistic, for the simple fact that every kid has an imagination! With just a little help from their parents each child can develop their inner artist even more. If you’re struggling to find your “inner-parental-artist-mentor”, following these 5 simple steps can help get you on the right path. 1. Art supplies! Crayons […]