Step-by-Step Acrylic Painting for Beginners
Acrylic painting tips for beginner artists. Learn the seven supplies you need to paint with acrylics, how to get started, how to plan your painting composition, and how to proceed in the painting process.
The Artists and the Elements- An Elementary Art Curriculum - The Kitchen Table Classroom
Study the art of Hokusai in this elementary art curriculum designed to combine the elements of art, art history, and fun, hands on projects!
Mrs. Newton on Instagram: “Mini shading boot camp in drawing today! Getting ready for our next project which follows the theme, magnification. #artteachersofinstagram…”
91 Likes, 3 Comments - Mrs. Newton (@iamyourartteacher) on Instagram: “Mini shading boot camp in drawing today! Getting ready for our next project which follows the…”
Value Scales - Student Work
These were done by my Intermediate and Advanced 2-d students as a warm up/drawing review at the beginning of the year. I'm just a little tardy getting them posted. My Intermediate class had to do a ten step value scale and my Advanced kids a 15 step scale. They were allowed to be as creative as possible with their subjects that their scales were put into. The whole thing was done in graphite. Above we have senior Michael Chen (Art II) with this very clean piece, and below is senior Crislyn…
Next comes shading
After line and pattern comes shading. I talk to the kids about shapes becoming forms. I do your typical value scale (you know the one) stressing a gradual change in value. After doing several shading exercises I give them strips of paper to curl. They then place them on their desks and shade. I do several of these, asking the kids to create different curls with their papers. I enjoy seeing their expressions when they see the finished product. Love it!
How to Draw the Illusion of Depth
Discover how to create the illusion of depth when drawing or painting. Art guide for using different methods to draw and paint with a sense of depth or space.
4 Downloadable Resources to Help You Meet the Needs of ALL Students - The Art of Education University
It’s no secret our students have diverse needs and styles of learning. So, should we expect all our students to perform at the same level? Can you modify instruction for struggling students and extend instruction for advanced students at the same time? The answer is yes if you use differentiated instruction. Differentiation is a powerful […]
Munsell Neutral Cubes - Value Exercises
For some time now I've been preoccupied with value. The more I work with it, the more I become convinced that a well observed balance of tones (values) is the key to creating a feeling of light, and by extension form. Frank Reilly reckoned that tones (well, being from the US he called them values