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Draw a Space Scene in Black Light Chalk

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  All this month we’ve been learning how to draw the various elements that go into a space scene: stars, planets, galaxies, and nebulas. Today we’re going to put it all together. Although I’ll be working with black light (invisible fluorescent) chalk, you can create the same kind of drawing with regular chalk on a […]

Space Stuff: How to Draw Planets with Pastels

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This month, we’ve been focusing on how to draw “space stuff” with pastels and with invisible fluorescent chalk. So far, we’ve looked at how to draw nebulae and galaxies. This week, we’re going to go with something on a smaller scale, at least in comparison to previous weeks: planets. Here are two videos I did […]

Tuesday Resources: How to Draw a Dog


When I was a young boy, all I wanted in the world was to have my own dog. Unfortunately, because I had severe allergies, a dog was something that I couldn’t have. For me, the next best thing was to read books about dogs. I don’t know how many I read, but I pretty much became […]

How to Draw a Galaxy

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This week in our series on how to draw “space stuff,” I’m going to demonstrate an easy technique for drawing galaxies. For today, all you’ll need are a piece of black or dark blue construction paper (or pastel paper) and a piece of white chalk or soft pastel. I’ve included two videos below. The first […]