#drawn to the light

#drawn to the light

We are launching a 30 day drawing challenge for the month of August. (Yes, there are 31 days in August, take one as a buffer, where needed.) click here for daily prompts We are choosing the theme of "drawn to the light" because: Open ended themes give room for interpretation which makes this... fun? moths, [...]

Winners!!!

Winners!!!

What a fabulous response!!  We are thrilled to present to you, the winners of the 2017 National Homeschool Art Contest. To all of you out there, keep drawing, keep painting and keep giving God the glory! All entries were judged according to this rubric: Design/Composition Craftsmanship/Skill Creativity Aesthetics Meets Criteria/Interpretation of Theme Judges and their [...]

Paint&Draw w/ Wondern Awe

Paint&Draw w/ Wondern Awe

Part of our mission here at Wondern Awe is to promote and nurture the love and joy of artistic pursuits . For this reason, we have taken over Gwen Fredette's National  "Homeschool Art Contest" and are partnering with the Philadelphia Homeschool Blog to offer a great opportunity for Homeschooled kids across America.  Here's the details: [...]

#drawntothelight daily prompts

#drawntothelight daily prompts

day 1 Sharpie on Post-It day 2 the moon day 3 one moth day 4 three colors day 5 paper lantern day 6 glow-in-the-dark day 7 flashlight day 8 try paint day 9 fireflies day 10 sleeping porch day 11 black & white day 12 gathering of moths day 13 summer night day 14 field [...]

Be Still

Be Still

There are these moments in life; striking, sweet and moving. They are rare.  They show up silently and without warning.   But, when they come,  (and when you are able to take notice) time seemingly slows to a halt and it feels as if you are experiencing the event with heightened senses. A lightening storm.  A super [...]

the THANK YOU card

the THANK YOU card

I was raised to write thank you cards. It is a great exercise in thinking through what you have received and appreciating the people in your life. Growing up, it was a chore, which I am sure  my kids are experiencing now, but it was for me, and I am banking on it being for [...]

Illuminated Prayers

Illuminated Prayers

I do not joke when I say that for a period of my life, the first three years of my son's life to be exact, my prayer life consisted of "Lord Jesus, please PLEASE help them fall asleep. Please. Make them fall asleep. Please help me." I was so desperate, so helpless, and sooooo tired. [...]