Charcoal Self Portraits

After practicing charcoal drawing with the teen class when they drew paper bags, they were ready to move on to something more challenging: self portraits. Personally, I have never enjoyed drawing myself. I think it is extremely difficult because beyond drawing faces, you are representing yourself. However, the teens did such a great job and … Continue reading Charcoal Self Portraits

Elementary Abstract Landscape Watercolors

All age groups have been studying perspective and learning about watercolor this month.  The youngest elementary art students applied their new knowledge and skills to complete Abstract Landscape Watercolors. We started by looking at the work of Ted Harrison.  He is a Canadian artist who created beautiful colorful abstract landscape of the Yukon Territory.  Follow … Continue reading Elementary Abstract Landscape Watercolors

Elementary Art Watercolor Landscapes

The Advanced Elementary Art class created winter watercolor landscapes. First, they were introduced to how to use watercolor. We practiced some basic watercolor strokes and learned how to set up our work area. We also had a lesson one-point perspective. And we incorporated what we have learned about value. We put this all together to … Continue reading Elementary Art Watercolor Landscapes