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Materials and Organization
Watercolor Brushes 1:07
Watercolor Paints 2:26
Miscellaneous Tools and Surfaces 4:39
Prepping Workspace 0:54
Qualities of Watercolor 4:07
Basic Techniques 12:36
Keeping Clean Up Simple 1:38
Stretching Paper 3:25
First Project Example
Introducing Exercise #1 1:31
The Painting Process 4:55
Second Project Example
Introducing Exercise #2 1:20
The Sketching Process 1:21
Beginning the Painting Process 8:31
Final Details of Exercise #2 5:59
Keeping Your Space Clean and Organized
Additional Clean Up Tips 1:04
Keeping Paints Organized 1:00
Keeping Track of Time 0:38
Unlock Certificate: 5 Questions
3 PD Hours
1 Utilize watercolor tools and foundational techniques for the middle or secondary classroom.
2 Explore strategies for effectively managing and organizing brushes, paints, and watercolor materials.
3 Provide scaffolded opportunities for students to build confidence with watercolor through exploration and practice.
Get your students hooked on the mesmerizing fluidity of watercolor! In this Learning Pack, gain the confidence to introduce basic techniques and beginning processes of watercolor paint. Discover specific tips for what materials to use, how to prep surfaces, and how to keep materials and paints organized. Finish with some simple but stunning project ideas to implement immediately in your painting curriculum.
7. Media and Techniques
A. Selects best practices when teaching media and techniques to students
B. Scaffolds media and technique skills for students according to age and ability level
C. Designs opportunities for students to experiment with materials and skills
12. Physical Space
C. Maintains the organization of supplies and student work
Connected National Visual Arts Standards
Anchor Standard #1: Generate and conceptualize artistic ideas and work.
Anchor Standard #2: Organize and develop artistic ideas and work.
Anchor Standard #3: Refine and complete artistic work.
High School Art Teacher and PRO Facilitator
Andrea Slusarski is an artist, educator & midwest-transplant living and creating in Denver, CO. She hopes one day to inspire all subject areas to integrate the visual arts to boost student learning.