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Cactus Acrylic Painting Lesson

Try out this simple cactus acrylic painting lesson! It focuses on blending colors directly on the surface and painting a simple object from direct observation. I do this with my sixth graders, but it could totally be adapted for a range of age groups. This lesson has three simple steps to grow confident and creative painters in your classroom. Cactus Acrylic Painting Tutorial This cactus … Continue reading Cactus Acrylic Painting Lesson

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New Year Reflection Doodle

If there is ever a time to reflect, it is the end of 2020. I usually focus on goals and resolutions at the end of the year, but it felt more appropriate this year to pause and practice gratitude. I made this New Year Reflection Doodle as an opportunity to not only personally reflect on my year, but for students who have also experienced a … Continue reading New Year Reflection Doodle

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Among Us Drawing Tutorial

Learn how to draw Among Us characters with this easy tutorial! If your students are like mine, they are obsessed with Among Us. I put together this Among Us drawing tutorial video and handout to excite my students, and it did NOT disappoint. Download the PDF! Sometimes it’s hard to keep up with the newest trends. I’m still recovering from Mind Craft, Fort Nite and … Continue reading Among Us Drawing Tutorial

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Surrealism Inspired Collage Artworks

Collage is a great technique to explore creativity and happenstance. You can’t plan exactly how it will turn out because you are limited to the images you have in your source materials. Its great for the classroom of any level because the “I can’t draw kids” can work on expressing ideas without relying on their technical skills. In this post, I will share TWO collage … Continue reading Surrealism Inspired Collage Artworks

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Easy Watercolor Tutorials for Beginners

Summmmmmmmmmer time and the living’s easy! The summer of 2020 is the perfect time to engage your brain in something other than scrolling social media in a paralyzed panic. Being a teacher in 2020 has stretched my limits of anxiety and I vowed this summer to let go, relax and paint fun things for myself. This post has four of my favorite watercolor tutorials that … Continue reading Easy Watercolor Tutorials for Beginners