Over the last few weeks, I’ve shown how to draw a rocket launch, fire, and smoke, in regular and black light chalk. In this video, I’ll demonstrate a simple version of how a “rocket launch” effect and how to add a gospel message to the drawing. Enjoy!
For the last two posts, I showed how to use chalk to draw a “nighttime” rocket launch. This week, I’m going to show you how to create the same effect with invisible fluorescent (black light) chalk. If you would like to try this at home, you’ll need a black light. (You can find one on […]
Last week, I showed how to draw the smoke from a nighttime rocket launch. This week, I’ll take it a step further and show you how to draw the rocket. So, get out your pastels or chalk and let’s have some fun!
Do you have any budding astronauts in the house, just itching to join the first trip to Mars? Or maybe just a boy or girl who is fascinated by space and wants to learn how to draw a rocket launch? This month we’re going to have some drawing lessons on how to draw a rocket launch, […]
Last week I listed three YouTube video resources you might find fun to do with your children this month. If you’re still looking for creative ideas, here are several more that might be helpful. An Easy Preschool Finger Painting Craft As long as you don’t mind a bit of a mess (this is finger painting, after […]
Thanksgiving is only a few weeks away, so it’s time to begin working on projects and decorations to brighten up your home and dinner table. One of the great things about the Internet is that there is no shortage of resources and ideas for Thanksgiving arts and craft projects. Here are a few videos I’ve found […]
On this blog, you hear me talk a lot about lecturer’s chalk, black light chalk and invisible fluorescent chalk. But did you know that every stick of chalk that chalk artists use is made by hand? And virtually all of it is made by one man, Matt Bowman of Eternity Arts. (eternityarts.com) In this […]
Several years ago, I did a chalk drawing for a Lutheran Church Extension conference in Austin, Texas. My drawing was titled, “His Eye is on the Sparrow.” This is a slide show that shows how the drawing unfolded. The song that plays in the background is from our “God’s Runaway” DVD and is titled […]
In today’s post, we’re going to learn how to do a color wheel — sort of. Actually, we’ll be working on a color “triangle”. A color triangle is a great (and fun!) way to see how the primary colors mix and create the complementary colors. It’s also a great way to learn how watercolor works. So, […]
One of the seven elements of art is line. Today, we’ve got some fun resources that will help you to understand how line works in art, and the different types (or families) of lines that you can use. TUTORIALS ABOUT LINE & SHADING http://www.drawspace.com/lessons Scroll down this page for a wealth of free lessons about […]