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 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
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Watercolor Paint vs Watercolor Pencils
In this blog post, I explain the differences and similarities between traditional watercolor paint and watercolor pencils. #watercolortutorials #watercolorpencilhowtouse #watercolorpenciltips
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Two-point perspective drawing examples, ideas, instructions
Two-point perspective drawing technique, along with single-point perspective, helps create the illusion of depth and dimension in your drawings and paintings. In our blog post, we will explore some two-point perspective drawing ideas that range from easy to complex.
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Vincent Van Goghs Early Life And Life Explored
📚 Learn More About Vincent Van Gogh’s Early Life And Life Explored. Vincent Van Gogh’s early years are a crucial chapter in his journey that deserves our attention. Born in a charming Dutch town with a pastor for a father, Vincent’s upbringing laid the foundation for the artist he would become. Join us as we delve into his early life and uncover the influences that shaped the extraordinary artist within him. #ArtToMakeYouSmile! #ArtToMakeYouHappy! #vincentvangogh #vangogh
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Orchids painted in a loose style one step at a time
Download any of these tutorials and print at home so you can paint straight away. This step by step project will help you to create a complementary background for flower paintings and teach you how to paint more loosely, creating beautiful watercolour effects
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Paint flowers in watercolour
Download any of these tutorials and print at home so you can paint straight away. This step by step project will help you to create a complementary background for flower paintings and teach you how to paint more loosely, creating beautiful watercolour effects