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Introducing Acrylic Gels and Mediums
Variety and Versatility of Media 1:54
The Basics of Mediums and Gels
Fluid Mediums 3:25
Gel Mediums 1:42
Effect Mediums 3:02
Characteristics and Benefits of Gel Mediums
Semi-Gloss and High Solid Gels 5:07
Characteristics and Benefits of Fluid Mediums
Gloss and Matte Mediums 4:30
Using Fluid Mediums for Mixed Media Projects 1:22
Characteristics and Benefits of Effect Mediums
Glass Beads 3:12
Fiber Paste 1:52
Clear Tar Gel 2:48
The Best Ways to Use Gels and Mediums in the Art Room
Implementing Ideas in Your Own Classroom 2:34
Unlock Certificate: 5 Questions
2 PD Hours
1 Learn how to incorporate acrylic gels and mediums into the painting processes you teach
2 See how to add new effects and characteristics to the paintings your students create
3 Immediately add depth and interest to your painting curriculum
In this Learning Pack, see how you can push your painting instruction past the basics! You’ll be exposed to different acrylic gels and mediums which you can bring into the classroom to help your students develop their work and take it to the next level. Walk away with new ideas and techniques to inspire your students’ painting and mixed media work!
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
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.
Adjunct Graduate Instructor and Academic Advisor at AOEU and PRO Facilitator
Theresa Gillespie is an Art educator with over 20 years experience in a very diverse school district. She has been teaching at the graduate level since 2013. She is well versed in teaching to a diverse student population which includes English language learners, accelerated learners, and those needing differentiated instruction. She also has expertise in curriculum development, behavior interventions, arts integration, and technology integration.