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Chalk Pastel Candle Artwork

Candle light is a beautiful subject for an artwork. It creates drama, mystery and the dynamic lighting has so many opportunities for creativity. I love using chalk pastels because they are inexpensive and so darn easy to blend. As long as you have a plan for the mess, chalk pastels are great for the classroom. This video lesson will walk you through all the steps … Continue reading Chalk Pastel Candle Artwork

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Oil Pastel Candle Art Lesson

Try out this oil pastel candle art lesson for illuminating and expressive results! My intermediate students have loved creating this artwork because there is something so mesmerizing about the glow of candlelight. Throughout art history, candlelight creates drama, mystery and contrast. Check out the full length tutorial: My husband is a painting professor at a small university, and he is obsessed with Caravaggio and De … Continue reading Oil Pastel Candle Art Lesson

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Torn Paper Galaxy Landscape

Happy 2021! โœจ๐Ÿฅณโœจ A group of students pulled off these torn paper galaxy landscape artworks on the last day of class of 2020. I was reminded of them waking up to a record snowfall on January 1st, and I donโ€™t know whether to take it as a good or bad sign for whatโ€™s to come ๐Ÿ˜œ๐Ÿ˜ณโ„๏ธ. Check out my classroom ready torn paper galaxy landscape … Continue reading Torn Paper Galaxy Landscape