Line Drawing: A Guide for Art Students
A collection of drawing exercises, downloadable worksheets and beautiful line drawings: inspiration for the student, artist or teacher.
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Intro To Pastels For Kids: How To Blend With Oil Pastels - Art For Kids Hub -
Fun and quick how to blend with oil pastels tutorial for kids! Watch the short video, and download the free printable activity.
Autobiographical Comic Strips
Students in the 5th- 8th grades have been working on autobiographical comic strips over the past month or so. We began by looking at the work of artist Heather McAdams. Based on the project Heather McAdams created for Spiral Workshop at UIC, Coonley students answered questions and selected a true story based on themes such as an animal encounter they exprienced, something they were afraid of, a moment of triumph, etc. Next students learned about the word thumbnail sketch and panel, and they…
Tips for How To Draw a Still Life, Free Printable Worksheet.
A free parent, teacher resource that may be used to help teach the young artist how to draw a simple still life.
Creating visual texture with pencil
Watch the video below for step by step directions for creating gem and pearl drawings: Create several gem drawings. Try putting the lightest value on the front facet and progressively darker values on the smaller facets. Try creating a symmetrically balanced pattern of values. Original gemstone This is the same gemstone in gray scale. Enlarge and copy this contour line drawing or create your own symmetrically balanced cut gemstone design, using a ruler. Start in the middle and make every…