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Why Colored Pencils?
Benefits of Teaching with Colored Pencils 0:59
Why Kids Love Working with Colored Pencils 0:52
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
Graphic Novel Cover 8:05
Cubism and Colored Pencils 2:58
Colorful Candy Still Life 4:13
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
Unlock Certificate: 5 Questions
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.
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
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.