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Getting Started with Colored Pencils at the Secondary Level

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Introduction

Introduction 0:27

Why Colored Pencils?

Benefits of Teaching with Colored Pencils 0:59

Why Kids Love Working with Colored Pencils 0:52

Basic Techniques

Beginning with the Basics 3:33

Layering and Blending 6:09

How to Present Effective Demonstrations 2:53

Simple Exercises to Develop Skills 9:21

Beginning Lessons

Graphic Novel Cover 8:05

Cubism and Colored Pencils 2:58

Intermediate Lessons

Advanced Lessons

Still Life with Reflective Surfaces 5:19

Discomfort Project 3:52

Using Colored Pencils in Other Ways

Mixed Media Work 7:47

Working on Textured Paper 9:51

Colored Pencil as Part of Bigger Projects 3:07

Conclusion

Conclusion 0:29

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Getting Started with Colored Pencils at the Secondary Level

3 PD Hours

  • 1 Understand the benefits that come with teaching colored pencils.

  • 2 Discover techniques and processes that you can share with your students, including how to present effective demonstrations.

  • 3 Explore a variety of projects that will encourage learners to showcase their skill with the medium.

Colored pencils are a versatile medium that allow your students to create striking, powerful work. In this PRO Pack, you will learn how to introduce the basic techniques and beginning processes needed to help students develop their skills with colored pencils. You will discover specific tips for what papers and pencils to use, how to prep surfaces, and how to keep materials organized. You will walk away with a number of new ideas for how to use colored pencils as well as project ideas for every level of learner.


Connected Professional Art Educator Competencies
STUDIO TECHNIQUES
Media
4.1 Utilizes and applies knowledge of various media effectively
4.2 Demonstrates willingness to expand content knowledge of media
4.3 Scaffolds instruction to provide a deeper understanding of art media

Techniques
4.4 Utilizes and applies knowledge of various techniques and processes
4.5 Demonstrates willingness to expand content knowledge of techniques and processes
4.6 Scaffolds instruction to provide a deeper understanding of art techniques and processes

Jennifer Russell

Jennifer Russell

High School Art Teacher and PRO Facilitator

With an impressive amount of visual overstimulation and color, Jenn Russell welcomes her students into her art room at Hebron High School in the Lewisville Independent School District. She loves jokes of the popsicle stick variety, chocolate, tchotchkes, and color (did we mention that?). She is a newly minted and still lost on a daily basis mom to a little boy named Nate, or #ARussellSprout as he is known to his followers. When she has time, you can find her reading, dabbling with pencils or in the great Texas outdoors with her camera.

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Resources

https://artofed-uploads.nyc3.digitaloceanspaces.com/2020/02/56.1ColorSchemes.pdf
https://artofed-uploads.nyc3.digitaloceanspaces.com/2020/02/56.17CoolColoredPencilTechniques.pdf
https://artofed-uploads.nyc3.digitaloceanspaces.com/2020/02/56.1ColoredPencilBlending.pdf
https://artofed-uploads.nyc3.digitaloceanspaces.com/2020/02/56.14TipsForSuccessfulCompositions.pdf
https://artofed-uploads.nyc3.digitaloceanspaces.com/2020/02/56.1TypesofComposition.pdf
https://artofed-uploads.nyc3.digitaloceanspaces.com/2020/02/56.15TipsforEffectiveDemonstrations.pdf
https://artofed-uploads.nyc3.digitaloceanspaces.com/2020/02/56.1ComicsandGraphicNovels.pdf
https://artofed-uploads.nyc3.digitaloceanspaces.com/2020/02/56.1ComicsandGraphicNovelsBrainstormingSheet.pdf
https://artofed-uploads.nyc3.digitaloceanspaces.com/2020/02/56.1CubismandColoredPencil.pdf

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