Try out this oil pastel candle art lesson for illuminating and expressive results! My intermediate students have loved creating this artwork because there is something so mesmerizing about the glow of candlelight. Throughout art history, candlelight creates drama, mystery and contrast. Check out the full length tutorial: My husband is a painting professor at a small university, and he is obsessed with Caravaggio and De … Continue reading Oil Pastel Candle Art Lesson
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
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 …
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This colored pencil name design is totally classroom ready and adaptable for whatever your teaching situation you find yourself in. You can use this for distance learning, a social distanced classroom, home school or for the independent artist looking to enhance their colored pencil skills. My head is spinning trying to find distance learning art lessons that also can be used in the art classroom … Continue reading Colored Pencil Name Design