Art Blast! Fun Lessons for Kids and Aliens #6

Weave On!   When Beep is stressed or bored, he can spend hours weaving! (He can also spend hours eating, but that’s another story.) By weaving you can make cloth (or little blankets for Mini-Beep!)   If you want to weave, you’re going to need a few things: Yarn (don’t pull apart your mother’s sweater… Read more »

Art Blast! Fun Lessons for Kids and Aliens #5

Designing the Coolest Shoes Ever   I told Beep our next art lesson is designing the coolest shoes ever, and he said, “Yay! What are shoes?” I gave him a pair to try out, but he and Mini-Beep are still getting the hang of it.   You know what shoes are though. And you probably… Read more »

Art Blast! Fun Lessons for Kids and Aliens #4

The Hand from the 3rd  Dimension   Drawings are two-dimensional (2-D, or flat). But you probably want most things you draw to look 3-D, like they do in life (people, objects, planets and orange swirl ice pops – Beep’s favorite – all have height, width and depth). Are there tips for making things you draw… Read more »

Art Blast! Fun Lessons for Kids and Aliens #3

Drawing Elmer!   Beep loves showing mini-Beep how to draw his favorite characters! Beep enjoys Elmer the Elephant because he can get creative with the patchwork decorations (plus it teaches mini-Beep some fancy words like vertical and horizontal).   Elmer is an elephant who is not ordinary elephant color, but patchwork. Though he wants to… Read more »

Art Blast! Fun Lessons for Kids and Aliens. #1

My characters, Beep and Bob, go to school in space. Up in space school, you can always look out the windows at the infinite wonders of the universe. But that can get pretty boring after a few minutes. So what to do?Beep’s answer is: ART! Beep loves to draw and always carries a sketchbook. But… Read more »