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Op Art Tutorials for Beginners

These four Op Art Tutorials for beginners will show you how to make Op Art, an abstract style of art based on creating optical illusions. My students really love creating Op Art because it’s a puzzle for your brain and an artwork rolled into one. I love to use these tutorials as extension activities (or “what do I do when I’m finished” choices…”), sub plans … Continue reading Op Art Tutorials for Beginners

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Contour Drawing | Distance Learning Lesson

Learn how to do three different kinds of contour drawing: blind contour, modified contour and contour drawing. This technique is a MUST for artists of all levels and abilities! Enhance your sketchbook pages with lots of practice and elevate a contour drawing by doing it on top of marbled paper or watercolor drip paper. Download the PDF to share with your students, family or to … Continue reading Contour Drawing | Distance Learning Lesson

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Eye Self-Portrait Easy Distance Learning Lesson

This Eye Self-Portrait Easy Distance Learning Lesson has been a huge hit inside and outside of my classroom! Help your students learn how to express themselves with this guided eye drawing tutorial. Students start with drawing a basic eye with shading and then branch out with self-portrait symbols that describe who they are. You can keep this simple and stick to just pencil shading, or … Continue reading Eye Self-Portrait Easy Distance Learning Lesson

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4 Artworks You Can Do At Home

We all have a little extra time on our hands. Try these four artworks at home to embrace your creativity during these uncertain weeks. All you need are colored pencils, watercolor paint, a pen or pencil and a glue stick. <3 1. Colored Pencil Plant Drawing Learn how to use basic colored pencils to shade and blend a zoomed in succulent plant so that it … Continue reading 4 Artworks You Can Do At Home

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6 Artworks You Can Do With Just a Pencil

Download the PDF 🙂 We are living in unprecedented times. I have felt so many emotions since school in Oklahoma was canceled for the year and Covid 19 has taken over our daily conversations. I have had many moments of anxiety and fear, but I have also felt an overwhelming sense of community and creativity. We are all having to approach the world with a … Continue reading 6 Artworks You Can Do With Just a Pencil