Now you can have a master artist teach pastel art to your entire family!

 sscp3dcovertransA Simple Start in Chalk Pastels ebook bundle 

Inexpensive Art Curriculum for All Ages

Teach the joy of art to all grades and ages using this one book.  Start your art classes today for $24.99 — just add pastels and paper.


Illustrations of each picture by a variety of skill levels.  See how the Hodgepodge students’ drawings look.

How to Draw a Beach: Video Demonstration of How Quick, Fun and Successful Chalk Pastels Are!

Step-by-step instructions

Nana walks you through the steps of creating beautiful artwork.  She also provides tips on which colors to use for each picture.

Easy Art Lessons with Beautiful Results

Pastels are a forgiving medium and produce stunning pictures.  Most lessons can be completed in 10-15 minutes.

Amanda Bennett quoteArt fun for all ages

Gather all ages around using this one resource. A Simple Start in Chalk Pastels will have you creating beautiful pastel pictures in no time.

It has created a love of art for my child! He has enjoyed this curriculum so much that he asks to do it every day! ~ Laurie at Grace Filled Moments

What’s in the bundle?

  • A Simple Start in Chalk Pastels ebook, 100 pages of lessons and tips
  • 45 tutorials in all — one lesson a week for an entire school year
  • Bluebird video pastel lesson — Nana shows you how to draw the bluebird
  • Sky Vista video pastel lesson — Nana walks you through a scenic vista

A Simple Start in Chalk Pastels on the iPad mini 2

What else do I need to get started? 1, 2, 3

  • A Simple Start in Chalk Pastels ebook
  • Chalk pastels — available from any art store or by clicking the red shopping cart in the sidebar
  • Paper — even copy or computer paper will get you started

100 pages, ebook

A Simple Start in Chalk Pastels ebook bundle
A full school year of chalk pastel art lessons taught by Lucia Hames, "Nana" to the Hodgepodge family. Nana walks your family through each lesson, with easy to follow instructions. Includes bonus video pastel tutorials.

Art for All Ages complete ebook package
The complete set of Chalk Pastel tutorial ebooks! Contains A Simple Start in Chalk Pastels, Chalk Pastels Through the Seasons, A Seasonal Start in Fall Chalk Pastels, and A Simple Start in Christmas Chalk Pastels, and A Seasonal Start in Spring Chalk Pastels.