Pears

[slideshow] In the midst of COVID-19, we are carefully beginning art lessons again. This week during art class, we used our sight-size method of drawing at the easels to sketch 2 pears in pencil on canvas paper and then painted the pears with acrylic paints....

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Charcoal Portrait

[slideshow] Some of my students are focusing on studying and drawing portraits from famous historical artists. This week we drew from a portrait of a woman drawn by John William Waterhouse. Using the sightsize method, my student did a drawing of a woman in...

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Waterlilies

[slideshow] In the midst of COVID-19, we are carefully beginning art lessons again. Today in art class, we took our inspiration from Claude Monet's waterlilies! The students drew waterlilies and lily pads on watercolor paper. Then they colored their waterlilies and lily pads...

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Penguins

[slideshow] It's a snowy, winter wonderland outside and today we drew a penguin family! The students drew the penguins with white pastel pencil on black paper. Then they used their white pastel pencils to shade in the lights and left the paper for the darks. Awesome!...

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Portrait of a Man

[slideshow] My advanced students are studying and drawing portraits from famous historical artists. This week we drew from a self-portrait of Annigoni. Using the sightsize method, my student did a drawing of Annigoni in graphite on drawing paper. Wow! Scroll through the slideshow to see the...

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Portrait of a Girl

[slideshow] Some of my students are focusing on portrait drawing this year, and wow, they are doing a great job! Using the sight-size method, my student did a portrait drawing of a girl in graphite on drawing paper. Excellent! Scroll through the slideshow to see the finished portrait drawing....

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Butterflies

[slideshow] This week in art class, the students used the sight-size method of drawing at the easels to draw a butterfly in white pastel pencil on black paper. Then they used oil pastels to finish their beautifully colored butterflies. Lovely! Scroll through the slideshow to a...

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Pears

[slideshow] Using our sight-size method of drawing at the easels, the students sketched 2 pears in pencil on canvas paper and then painted the pears with acrylic paints. Great job!...

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Portrait Drawing

[slideshow] Today my advanced students did a portrait drawing of a woman in graphite on drawing paper. Impressive!  Scroll through the slideshow to see a finished portrait drawing....

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Horse

[slideshow] Using their sight-size drawing skills, the students did a drawing of a horse in graphite on drawing paper. Wow!  Scroll through the slideshow to see the students at the easels working on their drawings....

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