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How to Draw Basic Human Proportions

This drawing guide is the most basic of the basic! My students are starting their figure drawing unit and we are started at the very beginning (a very good place to start). We are studying basic human proportions by sketching out a figure using simple shapes and eight even sections. We used rulers, pencils and sketch paper to draw each simplified body part and where … Continue reading How to Draw Basic Human Proportions

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Soap Carving Art Lesson

This soap carving art lesson will show you how to sculpt an abstract design using Ivory soap. We focused on organic abstraction, negative space and how to create a sculpture that is in the round. I use this lesson with my mixed 9th-12th 3D Design course. There are quite a variety of student abilities in mixed together, so we practiced carving soap before we moved … Continue reading Soap Carving Art Lesson

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Charcoal Skull Artwork

Skulls are one of my all time favorite subject matters. Skulls create eerie, yet beautiful, shapes and it is such a great tool for focusing on value and shading. It is also a great opportunity to explore symbolism. I teach in Oklahoma, and my students have always been very responsive to this subject matter too! I set up a still life with the variety of … Continue reading Charcoal Skull Artwork

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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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