• Timmy Willie - Grades K-2

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    This tutorial is inspired by the country mouse character Timmy Willie from Beatrix Potter’s book, "The Tale of Johnny Town-Mouse."

    Learn how to sketch your little mouse in proportion and decide whether it will be holding a leaf as an umbrella. Make it your own story. Add flowers in your backgrou...

  • Jeremy Fisher - Grades 5-6

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    “The Tale of Jeremy Fisher” by Beatrix Potter inspires this lesson where we learn the artistic techniques to sketch and paint Mr. Jeremy Fisher, the dandy frog who hopes to catch a few delicious minnows for dinner.

    Follow along and learn to sketch in proportions starting with the frog. We will a...

  • Peter Rabbit - Grades 3-4

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    In this tutorial, we will be inspired by the artwork of famous book illustrator, Beatrix Potter, in “The Tale of Peter Rabbit”.
    We will learn about proportions and using pencil and eraser to sketching our rabbit. Add surrounding details that tell us about his surroundings and use your intuition a...

  • Magical Horses - Grades 5-6

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    In this tutorial, we will sketch and paint horses inspired by contemporary artist Laurel Burch.
    The horses that she paints are mythical, magical and powerful.
    Work in pencil to create a sketch with the correct proportions of the horses before adding details in oil pastels. Learn about the resist ...

  • Dream Believers - Grades 3-4

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    In this tutorial, we will be inspired by the colorful and whimsical art of contemporary artist, Laurel Burch. We will draw these magical creatures, from left to right, starting with a cat, then a horse, a dog and another cat. Additional “friends” will be added: several fish and a bird.
    We will ad...

  • Dream Cat - Grades K-2

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    This lesson is inspired by Laurel Burch’s cats. We will be looking at one of her artworks and making our own. Learn about line drawing, proportions, symmetry, cool and warm colors and contrasting colors.

    We will color some areas using oil pastels and learn about blending. The larger areas will b...

  • Cezanne Inspired Landscape - Grades 5-6

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    In this lesson, we will be inspired by one of Paul Cezanne’s most famous landscapes, “Montagne Sainte Victoire,” in the South of France. Learn to establish your landscape with simple lines and color in patches in the cubist / impressionistic style. We will use oil pastels and learn to layer and b...

  • Cezanne Inspired Tulips - Grades 3-4

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    In this lesson you will learn to paint a vase of tulips, a still life inspired by the art of Paul Cezanne. Notice proportion, shape, form, shadows, highlights and composition while sketching, coloring and painting your rendition of the still life.

    Materials used:
    11 x 14 watercolor or multi medi...

  • Cezanne-Inspired Still Life - Grades K-2

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    In this lesson, you will learn to draw and paint a still life, inspired by the work of Paul Cezanne.
    Learn about proportions and composition when you sketch your still life, using pencil.
    Color it using oil pastels, layering and blending 2 to 3 colors and learn about shadows and highlights to con...

  • Heart Hands - Grades 5-6

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    In this tutorial, you will be guided step by step to draw “heart hands” by observing the position of hands in a photograph. Learn about proportions, space and shape to achieve a realistic drawing. Brainstorm different options to paint your hands using simple heart thumbnails.
    I will show you an e...

  • Love Bird - Grades 3-4

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    In this tutorial, we will create a love bird inspired by the work of contemporary artist Robin Mead. Learn about layering watercolors and printing using simple materials to create textures. Once dry, sketch and paint your bird and add additional elements to make it your own. The last step is to a...

  • Romero Britto Inspired Heart - Grades K-2

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    In this lesson we will be inspired by the artwork of contemporary artist Romero Britto, to create a beautiful heart. He uses bright colors and bold patterns that makes his artworks vibrant and happy.

    Materials used:
    11 x 14 Mix Media or watercolor paper, pencil, eraser, black permanent fine shar...

  • Arctic Wild - Grades 5-6

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    In this tutorial you will sketch and paint an arctic wildlife vignette. Freezing temperatures are above ground and undersea. A polar bear roams along the edge of the ice while the beluga whale surfaces for air.

    Learn about perspective above and below the sea’s surface, about shadows, highlights,...

  • Emperor Penguins - Grades 3-4

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    In this lesson, we will be sketching and painting a family of Emperor Penguins.
    Learn about proportions while working on your sketch, shapes, lines and perspective.
    Learn to Paint in steps, using the wet-on-wet watercolor technique, and wet-on-dry.

    Materials used: 11 x 14 watercolor paper, penci...

  • Baby Seal - Grades K-2

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    In this tutorial we will learn about the Harp seal that lives in the Arctic region. The babies are white and are called pups. Sketch with pencil and add fur texture with your ultra-fine point sharpie.
    Learn about proportions, highlights, shadows and perspective.
    Paint using the wet-on-wet waterco...

  • Watercolor Moon - Grades 5-6

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    In this tutorial is inspired by the art of Nikki Frumkin, a Seattle based plein-air artist.
    We will explore different watercolor techniques, learn about depth in a landscape, creating shadows and highlights, proportions and texture.
    Nikki Frumkin’s website: https://drawntohighplaces.com/

    Materia...

  • Fox in the Mountains - Grades 3-4

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    This lesson is inspired by the beautiful illustration in the book “Waiting for Wolf” by Sandra Dieckmann. Learn about the different parts of a landscape while sketching and painting Fox in the Mountains.
    Add textures to give volume, depth, movement, shadows and highlights to convey the illusion ...

  • Rainbow Llama - Grades K-2

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    In this video tutorial, you will learn to sketch and paint a llama on a very colorful background. Learn about space, proportions, line, shape and colors.

    Materials used: 9 x 12 watercolor paper, pencil, eraser, black permanent fine sharpie, oil pastels, watercolors, large and medium brush and wa...

  • Snow Globe Cabin - Grades 5-6

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    In this tutorial, we will sketch and paint a winter landscape inside a snow globe. Learn about proportions, perspective and aspects of a landscape. Paint with watercolors using the wet-on-wet technique and wet on dry to achieve different effect to give the illusion of glass reflecting.

    Materials...

  • Little Reindeer - Grades 3-4

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    In this art tutorial, we will learn how to draw a little reindeer…color his nose red and make it into Rudolph? Add a sunset or a winter sky in the background? How about ornaments on its antlers?

    Sketch and learn about proportions and color your reindeer using oil pastels. He sky will be painted ...

  • Holiday Stocking - Grades K-2

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    In this tutorial, we will draw and paint a fun Xmas stocking. Learn about proportions, space, line, patterns, composition.
    Use a combination of oil pastels and watercolors and use trims to embellish (optional).

    Materials used:
    11 x 14 watercolor paper, pencil, eraser, black fine permanent sharpi...

  • Gingerbread Mansion - For Grades 5-6

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    In this step-by-step tutorial, you will learn to create a watercolor painting of a gingerbread house. Learn about proportion, space, lines, texture. Explore watercolor techniques to add depth by layering colors from light to dark, wet on dry, wet on wet.
    Use acrylic paint or paint pens to add fro...

  • Santa's Sleigh - Grades 3-4

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    Learn to sketch Santa in his sleigh, on Christmas night!
    Learn about proportions and space to sketch a realistic looking Santa.
    Color using oil pastels and paint your sky in watercolors using the wet-on-wet technique. Add salt for texture while your sky is still wet.

    Materials used:
    11 x 14 wate...

  • Snowman - Grades K-2

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    Do you want to build a snowman?
    In this whimsical holiday lesson, we will learn how to draw and paint a snowman. What type of hat will he wear? We will add a cardinal bird and presents for the holidays.
    Learn about blending oil pastels and the wet-on-wet watercolor technique for your background.
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  • Watercolor Fox - Grades 5-6

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    In this tutorial, you will sketch and paint a fox. Learn about the importance of a good sketch and proportions as a starting point. Learn about painting with watercolors wet-on-wet, and create fur by layering your colors and creating depth and texture.
    The watercolor background is wet-on-wet with...

  • Little Hedgehog - Grades 3-4

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    In this tutorial, you will learn how to sketch and paint a little hedgehog on his way to a birthday party. Learn about space, texture, proportions and create a beautiful background for your little hedgehog.

    Materials used:
    9 x 12 watercolor or multimedia paper, pencil, eraser, ultra-fine point p...

  • Fantasy Owl - Grades K-2

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    In this tutorial, we will draw and paint a whimsical owl. We look at 2 prints from the renamed artist John Audubon and observe differences and similarities between the different owls. Will your owl be realistic or whimsical, from your imagination?
    Learn about space and proportion, while you sketc...

  • David Hockney Watercolor Landscape - Grades 3-4

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    In this tutorial we will paint a landscape inspired by the British artist David Hockney.
    We will look at a few of his paintings and in particular “Garrowby Hill”, painted in 1998.
    Learn about perspective, horizon line, texture, line and space related to a landscape. Notice his use of bright color...

  • Autumn Still Life - Grades 5-6

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    In this tutorial you will create a composition of an autumn still life. Observe different pumpkins and squash shapes before starting your pencil sketch. Learn how to overlap and sketch to create the illusion of roundness making your shapes look more 3D. Paint in layers using the wet on wet techni...

  • Little Pear Tree - Grades K-2

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    In this tutorial, we will make a fall watercolor painting of a little pear tree. Learn about warm colors and create a multimedia collage using a combination of oil pastels and watercolors.
    Learn about proportion, shapes, overlapping and ways to use watercolor and oil pastels together.

    Materials ...

  • Gratitude Feathers - Grades 5-6

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    In this video tutorial, we will create beautiful gratitude feathers. As we fill each section with patterns, reflect on the things that you are the most grateful for in your life.
    Write them in selected sections of your feathers, before you start coloring or painting the patterns. I am using water...

  • Rainbow Cardboard Turkey - Grades K-2

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    In this tutorial, we will make a cardboard turkey, using recycled materials and embellishments (optional). Learn about shape and lines when sketching the different parts of the turkey. Color it in your choice of colors: traditional or colorful. Cut it out and assemble your different parts before ...

  • Watercolor Turkey - Grades 3-4

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    In this tutorial, you will learn to draw and paint a realistic looking turkey. Learn about space, line, shape and proportion as you sketch and outline the body of the turkey. Experiment with different watercolor techniques to give your turkey the illusion of volume and texture.

    Materials used: 1...

  • Marigolds - Grades K-2

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    In this simple lesson, we learn how to paint large marigolds or Zempasuchil, the flower used widely in Mexico, during celebrations of Día De los Muertos.
    One demo shows how to paint the marigold using tempera paints. The other demo shows how to paint the marigold using watercolors.

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  • Día de Los Muertos Sugar Skull - Grades 5-6

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    In this video tutorial, you will learn to draw and paint a sugar skull, inspired by the Mexican tradition of Día de Los Muertos, or Day of the Dead.
    Learn about symmetry and space to draw the outline of your skull and add decorative details. Visualize what colors you will use before you start col...

  • Día de los Muertos Pet - Grades 3-4

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    In this lesson, you will make a painting of a pet, for Día de los Muertos, the Mexican tradition of the Day of the Dead. In Mexico, those who passed away, including pets, are remembered on Día de los Muertos. This video shows how to paint a cat with a painted face and folklore details in his body...

  • Halloween Cat - Grades K-2

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    Halloween cat is a fun art tutorial about a black cat and a friendly Halloween pumpkin. Bats fly in the background around a crescent moon. For Grades K-2.

  • Haunted Houses - Grades 5-6

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    In this video tutorial, you will draw and paint a haunted house using simple shapes and fun details. Learn about proportion, shapes, and lines to create your haunted house. Experiment with basic art materials and techniques to make your house stand out.

    Materials used:
    9 x 11 watercolor paper, f...

  • Spooky Halloween Pumpkin - Grades 3-4

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    In this art tutorial, you will have fun drawing a pumpkin with fun and spooky patterns in the background. Think about up 7 to 8 spooky Halloween patterns to fill each section of the background. Do you like candy corn, Halloween candy, spiders, ghosts, moons, thumb stones, pumpkins, moons, black c...

  • Sunset Watercolor Collage - Grades 4-6

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    Not ready to sign up for a subscription? You can also rent a single video for the low price of $4 USD. My videos inspire young artists in grades K - 6th to create beautiful artwork from home using basic art materials.

  • Happy Scarecrow - Grades K-2 v1.1

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    Not ready to sign up for a subscription? You can also rent a single video for the low price of $4 USD. My videos inspire young artists in grades K - 6th to create beautiful artwork from home using basic art materials.

  • Abstract Name Designs - Grades 4-6

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    Not ready to sign up for a subscription? You can also rent a single video for the low price of $4 USD. My videos inspire young artists in grades K - 6th to create beautiful artwork from home using basic art materials.

  • Robin Mead - Grades 4-6

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    Not ready to sign up for a subscription? You can also rent a single video for the low price of $4 USD. My videos inspire young artists in grades K - 6th to create beautiful artwork from home using basic art materials.

  • Whimsical Waves - Grades K-2

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    Not ready to sign up for a subscription? You can also rent a single video for the low price of $4 USD. My videos inspire young artists in grades K - 6th to create beautiful artwork from home using basic art materials.

  • Alma Thomas - Grades K-2

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    Not ready to sign up for a subscription? You can also rent a single video for the low price of $4 USD. My videos inspire young artists in grades K - 6th to create beautiful artwork from home using basic art materials.

  • Pumpkin Truck - Grades 2-4

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    Not ready to sign up for a subscription? You can also rent a single video for the low price of $4 USD. My videos inspire young artists in grades K - 6th to create beautiful artwork from home using basic art materials.

  • The Day You Begin - Grades 2-4

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    Not ready to sign up for a subscription? You can also rent a single video for the low price of $4 USD. My videos inspire young artists in grades K - 6th to create beautiful artwork from home using basic art materials.

  • John Galan Flowers - Grades 2-5

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    Not ready to sign up for a subscription? You can also rent a single video for the low price of $4 USD. My videos inspire young artists in grades K - 6th to create beautiful artwork from home using basic art materials.