8 to 10 November 2019
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Traditional Gesso Method14 July 2013
Traditionally, painters would use a chalk ground with rabbit skin glue to prime their painting surfaces.This method not only creates beautiful chalky smooth surfaces to paint on, it is also very satisfying... more
Copying and Transferring Drawings 12 July 2013
Modern technologies for reproduction have made these old ways seem almost quaint; however there is still a need sometimes for the handmade methods of copying and transferring images. Use these exercises... more
Drawing Animation11 July 2013
A simple animation can be created with a series of stills: photos or drawings, in imovie or other computer software programs. Remember flipbooks? Its the same general idea, only digital. Chances are... more
Scientific Illustration9 July 2013
This page appears also in Teaching Ideas, Drawing from Nature There are fields of specialization in botanical, biological, medical illustration that are quite different in spirit from fine arts, emphasizing... more
The Teenage Brain28 June 2013
"I would there were no age between sixteen and three-and-twenty, or that youth would sleep out the rest; for there is nothing in the between but getting wenches... more
Feedback19 June 2013
When offering students encouragement, we are doing much more than simply praising or criticizing. We are tuning into what is really going on. Maybe they need some practical... more
Your Taste is Killer17 June 2013
Ira Glass, the wonderful story teller and radio presenter (This American Life) shares some encouraging words with anyone trying to do creative work. The text is all his, the animation is done by David... more
A Teacher's Influence11 March 2013
In my experience as a visiting examiner I have seen varying degrees of teacher influence on the students work, ranging from non existent to very heavy handed. The teachers' influence can amd should be... more
Studio Habits of Mind11 March 2013
This page is for teachers who are interested in the psychology of the studio and is not an IB ART specific resource. I find this a fascinating subject: what... more