Painting Bees on Wood Slices

Painting Bees on Wood Slices

Painting bees on wood slices has been a really successful art club this year.  It's pretty straightforward, but here are a few tips. To start with, I gave students a choice of bees.  I have...

Watercolor Art Lessons

This page features some of the most useful watercolor art lessons that are available on The Arty Teacher website.  Each one has been created by an experienced art teacher and tried and tested in...

White Pencil on Black Paper Artwork

Using white pencil on black paper can be really satisfying and a great way to inspire your students.  It's a valuable way to teach your students how to create smooth shading, the importance of...

Drawing with Wire

This video explores drawing with wire using a shell as a starting point.  It's an ideal video to watch with students who have never drawn with wire before.  This process reminds me of contour...

How to Gradate Watercolour Video

https://youtu.be/9uyvcs6lFB0 Teaching how to gradate watercolour is a really useful skill for students to learn.  This short video makes an excellent start to a lesson and breaks down the process of gradating watercolour into 3...

Drawing Eyes

Drawing eyes is a task that students really seem to find engaging.  With the right encouragement and guidance, students of all abilities can find success.  There is so much detail within an eye that...

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