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Mark Making Animals

Mark Making Animals!  These delightful animal images by illustrator Olga Gamynina are ideal for teaching your students mark making.  This download includes: A page with 4 images and information about Olga Gamynina. 3 worksheets where students complete the missing half of the animal. This is ideal to use when you...

Art Exam

Art Exam – Analysing an Artwork

This one-page art analysis worksheet is intended to be used for an exam to test your student's ability to analyse an artwork.  You choose which artwork you would like them to analyse and then the editable questions ask students about colour, texture, composition, media, subject and mood. There are now...

Petri Dish Images

Petri Dish Images for Art Projects

This 29 slide presentation of Petri dish images for art projects, is full of beautiful Petri dish images that are beautiful to draw or paint.  Ideal for your STEAM art projects or you may want this to work alongside the Klari Reis presentation that is free to download from this...

Klari Keis Presentation

Klari Reis Presentation

This is the official, artist-approved, presentation about the work of artist Klari Reis.  Famous for her Petri dish installations, she is a perfect artist to introduce your students to if you are looking for a science connection or want to deliver a STEAM project.  The 15 slide presentation includes: Questioning...

Drawing Pineapple

Drawing Pineapple

This one-page drawing pineapple resource is a superb way of teaching your students drawing skills.  There are two versions of this resource, one with that uses the term 'tones' and one that uses the term 'values'. There are lots of drawing resources on The Arty Teacher.

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Choice Board for Colour Theory

This is a choice board for colour theory.  This download includes: A one-page choice board with 12 ideas for projects which each link to colour theory.  This includes: primary and secondary colours, harmonious/analogous colours, complementary colours, monochromatic colours, warm and cool colours. An additional document that suggests artists that would...

watercolour abstract art project

Watercolour Abstract Design

This art teaching resource supports students in making a watercolour abstract design, pictured above.  Students use watercolour and through mark making, layering and working wet on wet, create a surface to collage with.  Using a faint template, they create the design above.  This download includes: A 7 slide PowerPoint that...

Stippling Crab Art Lesson

Stippling Crab Art Lesson

This stippling crab art lesson is ideal for all your 'under the sea' or crustacean art projects.  This download includes: A one-page worksheet for students which includes a definition for students, good examples and helpful advice on how to draw the crab. A lesson plan which includes an introduction, demonstration,...

Gradating Lilies art sub lesson

Gradating Coloured Pencils – Lilies

Students practice gradating coloured pencils with this useful cover/sub lesson that links well with natural forms, flower or Georgia O'Keeffe projects.  This download includes: A lesson plan which includes an introduction, demonstration, development, plenary and extension task. A worksheet for the UK and USA A good example. There are other...

Painting Leaves Art Lesson

Leaves for Painting

This useful one-page download of leaves could be used for teaching how to gradate watercolour or coloured pencils.  The page has no instruction on it, so it's open to your creative input. There are lots of other leaves art resources and painting resources on The Arty Teacher website.


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Ben Heine

Ben Heine Presentation

This free Ben Heine presentation is the official, artist-approved, presentation.  I’d like to thank Ben...

Robin Brooks: Collage Landscapes

Thank you to visual artist Robin Brooks for sharing her artwork and ethos with art...

Textile Artist Cas Holmes Presentation

I'm delighted to make available to you the official, artist-approved, presentation on textile artist Cas...

Cristina Troufa Presentation

This free presentation about Portuguese painter Cristina Troufa is the official, artist approved, presentation.  I'd...


Draw the Kiwi Slice

Draw the Kiwi Slice in Coloured Pencil Sub Lesson

Draw the Kiwi Slice sub lesson asks student's to create an accurate observational drawing of...

Art Lettering Cover/Sub Lesson

Art Lettering Cover/Sub Lesson

A versatile art lettering cover/sub lesson that can be used in lots of ways.  The...

Cross Hatching Burger

Cross Hatching Burger Sub/Cover Lesson

Cross Hatching Burger This one-page resource with lesson plan asks students to practise creating tones/values...

The Knot Challenge – A Drawing Challenge Sub/Cover Lesson

This is a drawing challenge for your students!  The knot challenge asks your students to...