Amaco Underglazes & Watercolor Underglazes Sticky post

Amaco Underglazes and Watercolor Underglazes

I love to use amaco underglazes and watercolor underglazes because the results are more painterly and easier to control.  Amaco underglazes are simply colored clay, so it is just clay, a little water and pigment.  You can use underglazes on clay before it ever goes in the kiln or it can be applied on bisqueware, which is what I prefer. This detailed tutorial is ready … Continue reading Amaco Underglazes and Watercolor Underglazes

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Coil Lantern Video Tutorial

This this coil lantern video tutorial is an excellent high school clay project. This classroom ready tutorial will show you step by step decorative coil building and then proper construction techniques. Once it is fired (or try it with air dry clay!) it will make a clay lantern that can hold a candle. This clay lantern tutorial with decorative coils is perfect for beginners or … Continue reading Coil Lantern Video Tutorial

Zentangle Art Lessons

This post shares my favorite Zentangle art lessons that are perfect for back to school or anytime throughout the year. I have taught the Zentangle method from 5th-12th grade and I love the individualized results. “Back to school” are my three least favorite words in combination. I love school and I truly love teaching, but as soon as I see the school supplies hitting the … Continue reading Zentangle Art Lessons

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Watercolor Drip Zentangle

Take your drawing to the next level with this watercolor drip Zentangle! I had so much fun making this because it combines two of my favorite things: watercolor painting and drawing. A blank piece of paper can be one one of the biggest challenges when creating art, whether you are at home or in the classroom. Zentangles are a great introduction to the school year … Continue reading Watercolor Drip Zentangle

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How to Draw a Dragon Eye with Colored Pencil

Colored Pencil Dragon Eye Learn how to draw a dragon eye with colored pencil with this easy to follow tutorial! This drawing is perfect for the classroom or artists at home. My students love drawing eyes, and they always impress me with their creativity. I teach this Eye Self-Portrait Unit that focuses on color pencil blending and symbolism. I have always demonstrated how to draw … Continue reading How to Draw a Dragon Eye with Colored Pencil