This is the course introduction and will explain what you can expect from taking this course with me. It was designed for grades 8-12 but can also work for 6th and 7th grade.
Student will learn how to turn a 2-D square into a 3-D cube and then use lines to connect points in order to create new angles and perspective.
This follow up video walks the student through various shading and blending techniques in the previously drawn cubes
This video will introduce the student to the concept of vanishing point using simple drawing exercises.
In this video students will use their knowledge of vanishing point to create a 3-D name display in pencil.
In this video the student will use line drawing methods to create a geometric tree out of both geometric and organic line shapes.
Students will learn the methods for creating ellipses/oval shaped objects and openings.
Ellipses will be used in this video to create drawings of jars and structures.
This video demonstrates how to use continuous line drawing (without lifting the pencil while drawing)to practice observational skills in the world around us!
This video will explore how to create rhythm/movement on the paper using placement of shapes.
Drawn lines will be used to create movement in this drawing using a ruler.
This exercise asks the student to think about various textures and how those textures may be visually expressed through drawing.
This video asks that the student think about how to use lines to communicate emotions and gives opportunity to practice these in a fun drawing exercise.
This lesson gives the student practice in creating patterns using methods borrowed from the popular Zentangle technique.
This lesson is a classic exercise in imagining a light source to create the shading on a sphere.
This video will help the student understand what a Mandala is and how to create their own unique one using prior practice with lines in texture and patterns design.
This video is a step-by-step tutorial of how to draw an eye.
This Is a tutorial on drawing a rose.
This is an introduction into how to use watercolor and some basic techniques to get started painting!
This video shows how to use black ink permanent marker over dried watercolor.
In this video students will use crayon wax to create interesting visual effects with watercolor.
This video will show how to use water- based marker to create watercolor paint effect on paper. Student will have multiple opportunities to explore their own ideas while watching this video!
This video will introduce the student to an interesting method of applying watercolor to paper using a plastic bag.
This link leads to a Youtube TED talk video that explains how this type of Art was first used as a psychiatric diagnostic tool, developed by Hermann Rorschach. https://youtu.be/LYi19-Vx6go
This video shows how to use painter's tape or masking tape with watercolor to make a fun and unique pattern that can be inked after it dries.
This is the second part of the tape and watercolor painting but with the addition of black ink and pattern drawing.
This video will show the student how to use glue to "paint" and outline on paper which will be painted with watercolor.
This is the second part of glue and watercolor painting but with the addition of a complimentary background color.
This is the final part of watercolor and glue and involves the use of permanent black marker for pattern and detail design on the watercolor and glue painting.
This video uses oil pastels to fill in glue painting.
This second part of the previous video finishes oil pastel blending technique and adds watercolor to the background for contrast. A new picture with black glue this time is introduced at the end of this video for a new twist on the project.
This video will demonstrate how to use black glue and oil pastel in order to create a unique work of art.
This video will finish up blending oil pastels and adding watercolor contrast to background of black glue painting.
This video is an introduction to creating a still life drawing using oil pastels.
This video finishes up the still life drawing with oil pastels.
In Italian sgrafitto means to scratch. In this video I will demonstrate how to create really cool texture effect by using a toothpick to scratch color away from oil pastel on paper. I will also demonstrate how black over color scratch art is accomplished.
In this first part we will talk about and begin preparing the cardboard face cut out to be designed in the next few videos. These are Picasso inspired masks.
In this video we begin collaging the face base with newspaper in preparation for detail and paint in the next video.
In this video we will be cutting out features of the face and gluing them down. The face really comes together in this video as the finer details begin to be applied and prepared for paint in the final video.
This is the final video where we add paint and detail to our face collages!
This final video has the student thinking about their goals for the future and searching out for words and images from magazines to collage with.