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September 16, 2018

Leaf Drawing- How to Draw a Leaf with Glue and Chalk

This leaf drawing is a great introduction to drawing.  Leaves are everywhere, the variety of shapes is fantastic, and the colors…oh my!  Learn how to draw a leaf with a few simple drawing exercises and then experiment with a glue outlined chalk drawing of a leaf.  

September 9, 2018

Learn to Draw Online- Free Online Drawing Webistes

Does your kiddo want to learn to draw but you don’t have the time or skills to teach  them yourself?  There are amazing opportunities to learn to draw online for free, in your own home!  Grab a pencil and any device and settle into these free drawing websites for free online drawing tutorials suitable for any skill level! 

September 3, 2018

Contour Drawing for Kids- An Easy Exploration

Contour drawing is essentially drawing the edges or outlines of an object to define it. Sounds simple, right?  Contour line drawing is a big concept that is easily introduced even at a young age and packs a big punch in terms of learning to see what is front of you! This quick blind contour drawing exercise is sure to bring giggles and learning!

July 23, 2018

Wet Chalk-A New Drawing Experience

Taking old materials and bringing new life to them is one of the most exciting parts of being an art teacher.  This wet chalk drawing process does juts that.  Take the dirty stubs of chalk, add some water and check out the bright colors that are hiding underneath! 

May 28, 2018

Mandalas for Kids- with Printable Mandala Template

Mandalas are everywhere right now- grown up coloring books, clothing trends, and even home decor.   They look fancy and super intricate but these step by step directions and a free printable mandala template make it easy to draw mandala designs of your own!  These mandalas for kids are an easy place to start!

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