Spring break started with painting on the dock while my sister in law fishes. I love the sunfish cameo, but don’t worry, we threw the fish back! The only hiccup was the sudden rain storm that passed within five minutes, but washed away my first base painting! https://youtu.be/omOxgRfgynU Continue reading Daily Doodle: Fishing Lure Live Painting
I have always been self conscious about drawing hands. I’ve also always been self conscious about how my hands look, so maybe those two things go hand-in-hand! (sorry…) This quick drawing is an attempt to push me out of my comfort zone and practice a skill I often avoid! Continue reading Daily Doodle: Hand Drawing
Anyone else feeling sluggish and sick after the binge that was Valentines Day yesterday? Working at a school will wreck your healthy (or not) eating habits evverrryyyyy holiday. One of my students gave me this adorable heart box of chocolates and I couldn’t resist drawing it. Or eating it. Continue reading Daily Doodle: Too Much Sugar
My students LOVE drawing donuts. They look forward to it all year when they see the donut artwork hanging from previous classes. This unit is jam packed with art concepts, techniques, vocabulary and so many opportunities to spark creativity. Obviously, I am majorly inspired by Wayne Thiebaud. He was introduced to me by my best friend (who is also an artist, check her amazing work … Continue reading Donut Oil Pastel Lesson Plan
My students LOVE drawing donuts. They pop up all over their math papers and personal sketchbooks when I start teaching this lesson. Learn how to draw a donut in less than five minutes! This tutorial is fun, super easy and will have you craving donuts as you improve your drawing skills. Stay tuned for the full lesson plan, complete YouTube tutorials and student art examples! Continue reading Easy Drawing Tutorial: DONUT!
Strawberries are so fun to draw because of the pops of rich color. It’s also a fun challenge because of all of the little highlights and tiny seeds! Continue reading Daily Doodle: Strawberry Drawing
How do you find your drawing inspiration? This is a quick sketch using only colored pencils. Continue reading Daily Doodle: Succulent Drawing