Teaching Art

Great tips and ideas for art teachers/educators. Topics range from ideas for student projects to helpful articles about managing an art classroom!
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How to Use Collage to Create Unique Art
In this blog post, I provide a great collage exercise that you can use to improve your art or as a fun project to overcome art block. Brief history of collage art is also included.
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How to Draw a Simple Face
In this step-by-step tutorial, I explain how to draw a believable face from imagination that shows believable proportions. We're practicing with the Loomis method.
In this motivational video for beginner artists, I provide practical advice that will help you stop comparing yourself with other artists, which will only keep you stuck.
How to Stop Comparing Yourself With Other Artists
In this motivational video for beginner artists, I provide practical advice that will help you stop comparing yourself with other artists, which will only keep you stuck.
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Too Many Art Ideas?
Struggling with overwhelm because of too many ideas? Don't know what to work on because there's so much you want to do? In this powerful video for beginner and intermediate artists, I provide practical and encouraging advice that will provide the clarity you need to pick ideas to work on and organize the rest.
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How to Draw a Room 1 Point Perspective
In this step by step drawing tutorial, I explain how to draw the inside of a room from imagination using 1 Point Perspective.
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How to Improve Your Art
In this video, I share my must know tips for beginner artists looking to improve their drawing and painting skills.
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6 Lessons Art Has Taught Me About Life
In this motivational video for artists, I share the 6 main lessons art has taught me, which has improved my life as a whole. These are reasons why having an art practice is so important.
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The Rule of Thirds for Better Art
In this blog post, I explain what the Rule of Thirds is, as well as how we can use this guide as artists to improve our drawings and paintings.
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How to Draw Simple Faces
In this step-by-step, beginner-friendly tutorial, I share my process for drawing simple faces with believable proportions.
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Watercolor Wet on Wet vs. Wet on Dry
In this video, I explain wet-on-wet and wet-on-dry, which are the two most important watercolor techniques every beginner should understand. I provide exercises to help you progress your skills faster.
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How to Resurface Old Canvas Paintings
Wondering how you can reuse old canvas paintings? In this blog post, I explain how to resurface them so that you can create beautiful, lasting results.
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Learning to Draw Will Improve Your Paintings
In this blog post, I explain why learning to draw is essential for artists looking to reach their full potential, and why this will help you improve your paintings.
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Easy Watercolor Landscape Painting Tutorial Beginners
In this beginner friendly watercolor tutorial, I share my entire process for a simple landscape scene. I explain how I create quick thumbnail sketches to plan my composition and how I take my plan to create a fuller painting. Learn easy techniques to paint clouds, trees and water!
In this blog post, I explain how to use other artists' work for drawings or paintings effectively and in a way that promotes growth. 
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How to Use Other Artists' Work for Inspiration
In this blog post, I explain how to use other artists' work for drawings or paintings effectively and in a way that promotes growth. #ArtisticInspiration #CreativeGrowth #ArtisticTechniques #ArtisticCommunity
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Tips for Handling Criticism On Your Art Like a Pro
As artists, we'll be receiving feedback on our art throughout our journeys. It's important to know how to handle it well. In this blog post, I provide practical tips to help you do just this. #artisticgrowth #feedbackmanagement #creativeprocess #artcommunity