8 to 10 November 2019
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Objects for Drawing29 August 2017
Keep a shelf in the art studio with interesting objects that you can use at any time as a subject for drawing or as part of a still life.Here are some of my favorite objects I've kept on that shelf in... more
Contour Drawing29 August 2017
Another warm up exercise Use this drawing exercise as a warm up, or to teach observational drawing skills in your students.Provide students with objects to draw, plant forms are always good, as are still... more
Blind Drawing29 August 2017
Using touch not sight to guide a drawingUse this as a warm up exercise to overcome fear and to discover the other senses involved in drawing. Again, this exercise is not intended to create portfolio quality... more
Drawing29 August 2017
Drawing is a way of seeing and understanding form through intense and focused looking. I encourage you to use drawing throughout your teaching, always, for ever and ever! It is never too late to teach... more
Textiles: Boro and Sashiko 29 August 2017
I hadn't either until I went to an exhibition of Boro at the Kobe Fashion Museum in Japan....And then I wanted to know more.Boro ( ragged) is a Japanese tradition of mended and patched clothing and bedding.... more
Line to Lino Print29 August 2017
This activity explores the expressive quality of observational line drawing and translating this into printmaking Linoleum Printing is a fairly simple process that can gives surprisingly good results.... more
Biological Illustration29 August 2017
There are whole fields of specialization in botanical, biological, medical illustration. For students who love both science and art this is a particularly fertile Interdisciplinary Connections. more
Figure and Animal Drawing29 August 2017
Drawing the human figure teaches so much about looking. If your school will allow it, hold a weekly figure drawing session, during class or after school. If you don't have a model, the students can take... more
Invisible Drawingfree29 August 2017
Use the ideas on this page to teach conceptual thinking, when the idea is more important than the thing. (Read more about conceptual thinking at Art and Authenticity )Incorporate this assignment during... more