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8 YouTube Videos that make great Art Lesson Starters

Videos can make great art lesson starters.  If you are lucky enough to be able to access Youtube in your classroom, you’ll know what a great source of inspiration they can be.  I’ve selected...

Color Art Resources for Teaching Colour Theory

Color Art Resources - Color Theory How to teach colour theory?  It's a big question and one all art teachers need to know the answer to. There are so many different ways to do it....

Acrylic Painting Techniques

Acrylic Painting Techniques Thank you to 'Invaluable' for this guest post on Acrylic Painting Techniques which includes tips for beginners. There is a super-useful infographic at the bottom of this post - why not Pin...

Awesome Student Drawing

Is it just me, or do you love looking at awesome student drawing?  It's so inspiring to see the high standards some students work to and of course, you can get great ideas on...

Apps for the Art Classroom

There are so many Art Apps for the Art Classroom...what should you choose? I’ve been teaching with iPads for a number of years now and I thought I’d share what Apps I’ve been using...

How to Clean a Paintbrush

This video ' How to Clean a Paintbrush ' is a bit of fun but has a serious message if you want to keep your sanity and your brushes clean.  I show this to...

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