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Starting with the Basics
Sketchbook Work 5:24
Planning and Lesson Ideas 6:19
Diving Into the Sketchbook
Sketchbook Prompts and Ideas 6:39
Art History 8:08
Design Problems 5:37
Ideas and Brainstorming 5:12
Research, Sketches, and Planning 4:19
Extending Your Lessons
Ideas for Figure Drawing 5:33
Ideas for Portraits 2:49
Challenging Your Students
Changing Sizes, Materials, and Surfaces 5:55
Working with Themes
Selecting Themes 4:26
How to Present Themes to Your Class 2:52
Unlock Certificate: 5 Questions
3 PD Hours
1 Explore new ways of generating ideas and planning to help students develop interesting and engaging work
2 Learn how to vary the materials, surfaces, and sizes your students work with to take their drawing to the next level
3 Discover how to best utilize sketchbooks and further students' understanding of the art making process
Are you tired of teaching the exact same drawing projects the exact same way every year? Dive into tons of new ideas in this Learning Pack! Learn how to better utilize sketchbooks, how to extend traditional lessons, and how to push your students to develop technical skills and meaning in their artwork.
Connected Professional Art Educator Competencies
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
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
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.
Tim is the Events Director for the Art of Ed, and previously worked as an AOE writer and graduate instructor. Before working for AOE, Tim taught high school art for 14 years in Omaha, Nebraska. As a teacher, he focused on creativity, problem solving, and higher order thinking skills, using Drawing, Painting, Photography, Sculpture, Ceramics, and whatever other materials might be available.