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 […]
I kept Chuckers up late last night to work on this one. I feel bad I showed him how to draw a rabbit and not Hads. Don’t worry though I’ll show her today 🙂 This lesson should be easy enough for the younger artists, and fun enough for the old ones. We’d love to see […]
What’s cuter than a bunny, how about an Easter bunny? Well, I’m really not sure what makes this bunny so Easter-ish…let’s leave that up to your kids to figure out. Maybe he needs a few Easter eggs around him 🙂 Watch How To Draw An Easter Bunny
Super simple step by step for kids on how to draw a baby chick! Watch the short video and download the free printable!
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 […]