This colored pencil name design is totally classroom ready and adaptable for whatever your teaching situation you find yourself in. You can use this for distance learning, a social distanced classroom, home school or for the independent artist looking to enhance their colored pencil skills.
My head is spinning trying to find distance learning art lessons that also can be used in the art classroom face to face. My school district has three opening plans right now, which means my brain is trying to plan and comprehend three different situations….so enter my new BFF colored pencils!
Students can write out their initials, full names, words or quotes that are meaningful to them. Simple bubble or block letters work, but this colored pencil name design would be a great segue to a discussion about graffiti. My students always respond to Banksy images and the discussion question “Is graffiti art?” always gets my students thinking.
This could be a sketchbook cover or portfolio design and I know students can feel successful even if they use very simple lettering.
In my classroom I use these basic Crayola colored pencils:
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If you are looking to stock up on colored pencil lessons, check out this Paint Splatter Drawing tutorial. It’s a great way for students to learn how to blend colors and feel successful with the organic free form shapes they create.
If you are interested in more Distance Learning Lessons, check out my growing collection! I don’t sit still and made tutorials like a mad woman from March until now. #2020
What colored pencil artworks are you obsessed with? I’d love to hear from you!